Shirley & I climbed this fun route on a Sunday in August of 2005 after having climbed the NW Corner of NEWS the day prior (if memory serves). There was a duo of Canadians who bailed from below the fun pitches & a trio of cc.com regulars ahead of us. I recall flakey rock on the first 3 pitches and great crack climbing on (our) pitches 5 and 6!
East Face of Minuteman (III 5.10-)
Approaching the Minuteman Tower.
Starting up pitch 1.
Starting up pitch 2.
Looking up at pitches 4-6.
Leading pitch 4 with Liberty Bell in the background.
Higher on pitch 4.
Shirley following pitch 4.
Shirley higher on pitch 4.
Leading the stellar pitch 5 (crux) of the East Face.
Higher on the same great pitch.
Shirley nearing the top of the stellar pitch 5.
Starting up pitch 6 - another great pitch!
Shirley nearing the top of pitch 6.
Summit ridge traverse to rap anchor.
View down onto the summit of Minuteman Tower from high up on East Face of Lexington Tower.
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