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BackwerdsManBrown Gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2015
Climbed the standard "brown gully" with a good friend of mine. Was a perfect day with high clouds in the morning, followed by clear skies at the top. Solid, Grippy rock, with decent exposure
Posted Jul 22, 2015 10:51 pm

BKW"Brown Gulley"  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2015

BKW

We did this as a combo with Golden Horn and almost Hardy (that's another story). This route has lots of sustained class three with plenty of exposure and the need of continual route finding. Luckily, the rock stays grippy when wet. The rock in the gulley is mostly solid except for a set of basketball-sized blocks, inexplicably balanced on every ledge, waiting to be kicked down.
The summit of this mountain is top notch. Great views, fantastic exposure, and an impressive summit cairn.
Posted Jul 13, 2015 6:44 pm

seanoSouth face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2014

seano

Scrambled up to the ridge south of Tower from the PCT, then found a meandering low 5th class way up the south face. I felt bad for not tagging Golden Horn while out there, but I had a late start and needed an easy day. The standard gully is a bowling alley -- I'm glad no one else was around. Trip report.
Posted Jul 23, 2014 3:02 pm

belowfellowvia standard gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2012

belowfellow

fun trip, climbing Tower and Golden Horn with great partners
Posted Oct 28, 2012 12:32 pm

gimpilatorFun With Ledges  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2012

gimpilator

Tower first and Golden Horn the next day. We saw a bull moose at the lakes.

Posted Oct 7, 2012 11:21 pm

e.acarRoute Climbed: SW Gully Date Climbed: Oct. 2nd, 2004  Sucess!
Climbed with Chemetekans Bill Saur, Sue Nelson and Haydar Kutuk.
Posted Oct 8, 2004 5:44 pm

hkutukRoute Climbed: Multiple Date Climbed: October 2, 2004  Sucess!

hkutuk

SW gully upper south ridge (10/2/2004):

After some route finding fun we spotted the 5.6 pitch high up. The climbing was fun if you have your rock shoes with you. Rapped down the summit block. There is a lot of loose rock filling the gullies so a small group and helmets are a good idea. This was the first summit in 2004 according to the summit log, nobody climbs this prominent peak?



West gully (10/2/2004):

One of our team member could not make it up the 5.6 pitch with stiff boots so decided to give the west gully a try for another summit attempt. Two of us found the gully and scrambled it up which got steeper as we got higher. Right below the summit the rock got solid and fun to climb. Made it to the top at 5pm and came back at dark. Twice the summit in a day and nobody else climbed it this year, strange...
Posted Oct 6, 2004 6:41 pm

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