Leaning Tower/West Face


Aid Climb - Leaning Tower/West Face

Open to current and past Aid & Big Wall course participants and friends

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  • Sat, Sep 29, 2018 — Sun, Sep 30, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Aid Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft

Meet at Crane Flat campground #203 on Saturday, September 30th, then at Bridalveil Fall parking lot in the afternoon. Leader plans to fly to Sacramento Friday night.

Climb will push through the night, with opportunity to nap at major ledges through the day.


Leaning Tower/West Face

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

For the party:

  • Passive protection (e.g. 2 set of nuts from micro and up)
  • Active protection (e.g. 2 set of Black Diamond cams, size 0.1 to 3; micro cams)
  • Alpine draws (e.g. 12 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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