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This popular rock has some of the most frequently climbed routes in Eldorado Canyon on it. However, on its south face, you will find fewer companions since its vertical face and spartan protection options will deter all but the most ardent suitors.
The approach takes an arduous 5 min. from the parking lot. Take the bridge across S. Boulder Creek, then veer right. You are there.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Wind Tower - S Face:
SE Chimney 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a R Trad, 4 pitches
Futile Laments 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 170'
The Metamorphosis 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch
Disguise 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
The Punter 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 170'
Ur-Ine Trouble 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
King's X 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 2 pitches
Scotch and Soda 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c R Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
The Lion 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b X Trad, 1 pitch
Sheer Terror 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b X Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Rainbow Wall 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Trad, Sport
Featured Route For Wind Tower - S Face
The Lion 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b X CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Wind Tower - S Face
The Lion climbs the blunt, improbable arete which forms the left side of the Rainbow Wall.Begin about 15 feet right of King's X and climb directly up flakes and small corners (5.11s) to a short slab and a good runner. Move up and slightly right to a mantle which gets one established on the right side of the arete. Now lieback up and left via insecure, 5.12 barndoor moves to a sloping "jug" and better holds on the arete. Climb directly up the arete, hard 5.9 with a 5....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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