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Rose Tower

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About Rose Tower:

The Rose Tower is home to a Red Rocks moderate classic, and it probably houses others, although none are published. Olive Oil is popular, and deservedly so.

Approach: Instead of heading into Juniper Canyon, crusie along the trail until a faint trail cuts off, leading toward the base of the Rose Tower. Follow this, and after some bushwacking, you will arrive at the base.

Beta/Updates: Do not leave anything at the base, as the descent takes you the other way (toward your car!). Also, this route has been done CTC in 1:29:50! Good luck!

Approach: Approach as for Juniper Canyon, but cut upwards toward the gully just to the right of the main canyon.
Approach Time: 60-70 minutes
Latitude, Longitude:
Access Issues:
Rock Type: Sandstone
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect: Morning Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 2.00/5 Left Canola Crack 5.8 1
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Right Canola Crack 5.7 1
1 Average Rating = 4.19/5 Olive Oil (1) 5.7 88

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