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Table of contents

1. Tower of Babble 9 routes in Cliff

Mostly Trad

Long/Lat: -123.503298, 40.770173

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Tongue Twister

2-bolt top anchor.

FFA: Paul Humphrey, Andre Oullette, 2002

5.7 Mixed 40ft, 2
2 Babble-On

2-bolt top anchor. Clip the top anchor for 'Tongue Twister'[] after the 4th bolt and keep heading up.

FFA: Eric Chemello, Paul Humphrey, 2003

5.12a Sport 150ft, 18
3 Speaking in Tongues

8 half-inch removable bolts. 2-bolt top anchor.

FFA: Eric Chemello, 2001

5.11c Trad 70ft
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
4 Gullible

2-bolt top anchor. This short route links the lower and upper sections of 'Shooting Gallery'. For easier foot access to the Upper Shooting Gallery, follow the trail clockwise around the base of the Tower of Babble to the 'Boardwalk'.

FFA: Eric Chemello, 1996

5.3 X Trad 50ft
5 * Shard / The Shard

2-bolt top anchor shared with 'Bumbling Babbler'. Pro to 2". For a shorter (70 ft) sport variation, traverse right after the last bolt to the ledge and top anchor for 'Gullible'. For a longer (150 ft) sport variation, from there continue right up 'Bambi Slayer'.

FFA: Tom Ogden, 2001

5.9 Mixed 90ft, 6
6 Bumbling Babbler

2-bolt top anchor shared with 'Shard'. Start from the ledge at the top of 'Shard'[]. Descend in two 90 ft rappels.

FFA: Tom Ogden, 2001

5.10a R Trad 90ft
7 Naveless

FFA: Adam Wanden, 2001

5.7 X Trad 90ft
8 Wanderlust

No bolted top anchor. Descend by rappelling from the top anchor of 'Shard'.

FFA: Adam Wanden, 1998

5.7 X Trad 90ft
9 The Wright Stuff

2-bolt top anchor.

FFA: Cedar Wright, Paul Humphrey, 1997

5.10 X Mixed 150ft, 1

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
5.3 X Gullible Trad 50ft
5.7 Tongue Twister Mixed 40ft, 2
5.7 X Naveless Trad 90ft
Wanderlust Trad 90ft
5.9 * Shard Mixed 90ft, 6
5.10a R Bumbling Babbler Trad 90ft
5.10 X The Wright Stuff Mixed 150ft, 1
5.11c Speaking in Tongues Trad 70ft
5.12a Babble-On Sport 150ft, 18