Leaning Tower/West Face


Aid Climb - Leaning Tower/West Face

Great route for first serious aid climb outing

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  • Sun, Sep 18, 2016 — Mon, Sep 19, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Aid Climb
  • Adults
  • Aid Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft

Upper Pines campground, sites 32 & 33, Saturday, Sept. 17th.

Open to current and past Aid & Big Wall participants, and friends.


Leaning Tower/West Face

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

May require:

  • Passive protection (e.g. 1 set of nuts)
  • Active protection (e.g. 1 set of Black Diamond cams, size 0.4 to 3 or equivalent camalots)
  • Alpine draws (e.g. 6 sewn runners with 12 wiregate carabiners)
  • auto blocking belay device i.e., BD ATC Guide or Petzl Reverso
  • Etrier or daisy chain
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