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PanamaRedRappelling in the dark  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2016

PanamaRed

Made 2 sepearte attempts on the North Chimney route, on both March 11, and March 12 2016. We started too late the first day and had to bail off the route after the 1st pitch. The next day we climbed the entire route, swapping leads, and made it to the top. Due to heavy traffic on the route that day we summited just as the sun set, and rappelled the North Face in the dark. All in all a sweet climb. Definatly want to come back and do the Kor-Ingalls.
Posted Mar 16, 2016 8:59 pm

Matt LemkeNorth Chimney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 28, 2014

Matt Lemke

I led all the pitches...fun route, but really sustained and the off-widths kicked my ass!
Posted Jan 12, 2016 7:15 pm

rasgoatNice chunk of rock  Sucess!

rasgoat

Good full day
Posted Jun 19, 2013 12:19 am

shanahan96the great kor 5.9+  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 13, 2013

shanahan96

4/13/13- climbed kor-ingalls with travis, and it was much different than i imagined. the off-widths were a royal pain and i was constantly challenged. the final pitch, 5.9 chimney variation was spectacular!

11/28/14- north chimney, picked the best day of thanksgiving weekend to climb this route. will never forget the summit views!

jamie
Posted May 6, 2013 9:31 pm

jonesa37First Tower in desert  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2013

jonesa37

via North Chimmney
Posted Apr 8, 2013 4:12 pm

MoonerUp I Go

Mooner

11/23/12 Via Kor-Ingalls Lead Pitch 4 of 4
03/23/13 via North Chimney Lead pitch 2 of 3
Posted Mar 28, 2013 3:40 pm

Alex WoodKor-Ingalls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2013

Alex Wood

Amazing spire with awesome views everywhere! Definitely one of the best towers I have climbed! We were the first ones on the route! Calcite chimneys are a blast..ehh not really. Fun climb though! Brought a #6 and thought it came in handy more then once
Posted Mar 26, 2013 2:39 am

Garon CorizN Chimney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2012

Garon Coriz

With Matthias and Kendra. Left camp at 7 am, started the climb around 8:45. Combined the 2nd and 3rd pitches with 70-meter ropes (just kept going). Topped out at 12:15 and rappelled the N Face in 2 raps (30 minutes) with 70m doubles. Someone fell on Kor-Ingalls requiring rescue that went into the night.
Posted Oct 28, 2012 10:18 pm

Tom FralichNorth Chimney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 30, 2012

Tom Fralich

Finally found the courage to get on this thing, armed with extra #2 and #3 Camalots courtesy of my friend Andy. Really fun climbing with cracks the perfect size for my hands. Mary had a much harder time with her #1 Camalot-sized hands. Quick descent down the north face.
Posted May 4, 2012 5:05 pm

DougBentonSpring Break!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2003

DougBenton

Kor-Ingalls route! Superb.
Posted Jan 8, 2012 1:35 pm

Rockclimber77Kor Ingalls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2011

Rockclimber77

very cold and harder than expected, i took the easy out when the group in front offered a t.r. on pitches 2 and 3 I am looking forward to many more climbs on this tower..summited at 3:30 sunset was at 5:30 all in all turned out to be an enjoyable climb, went free but a scary on-site for me.
Posted Nov 28, 2011 1:15 am

Liba KopeckovaKor Ingalls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2011

Liba Kopeckova

Superclassic, which I don't have to climb again! I was not fond of the off width on the 3rd pitch. I think that rating 5.9 makes it sound much easier, but I found it more difficult than that. Also sandstone is covered with calcite, which makes it very slippery.
Chimney sections were not so hard. The summit was spectacular with a little shelter (perfect for spending a night up there).
2nd time via north chimney- more enjoyable route.
Posted Nov 27, 2011 10:27 pm

climbingfurryA classic  Sucess!

climbingfurry

one of the classic desert towers
Posted Jan 24, 2011 9:56 am

noahs213Awesome  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2010

noahs213

North Chimney looks quite better then Kor route. Lead all the pitches. 1rst pitch is super awesome!
Posted Oct 18, 2010 4:57 pm

McCannsterKor Ingalls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2010

McCannster

Did Kor Ingalls with Will on a beautiful autumn day. Pitch 3 was pretty hard but I managed...glad there were some bolts. Sweet summit as well and great views.
Posted Oct 12, 2010 12:55 am

patascentNorth Chimney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2008

patascent

Beautfil fall day and a super fun climb with Rob.
Posted Sep 4, 2010 6:48 pm

bc44caesarKor Ingalls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2009

bc44caesar

First desert tower. Pretty awesome. Not really fun climbing, but a fun climb overall! Seemed fairly run out (we clipped 20 pieces on the entire climb), but the climbing was easy. Rapped the North Face with a single 60m. Didn't make it to the ground and had to down climb around 20ft - don't recommend trying this, bring doubles.
Posted Nov 26, 2009 8:50 pm

ppergandeNorth Chimney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2009

ppergande

This was my first desert tower. Very fun and exhilarating.
Posted Oct 27, 2009 3:19 am

PablohoneyNorth Chimney  Sucess!

Pablohoney

What an incredible route. I'm sure the Kor-Ingells is way worth while, but don't overlook this one, especially if there's a crowd.
Posted Mar 28, 2009 7:01 pm

Rocker PaullyKor-Ingalls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2009

Rocker Paully

fun route, but hardly a classic. Sandbagged, unless I took the wrong crack on the 2nd pitch :)
Posted Mar 22, 2009 11:03 pm

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