Hordes of bikers from the top of Bloody Spire
The first day we ventured into the Cathedral Spires, with an eye on climbing West Gruesome, South Tower, and Spire Four. After spending quite a while trying to find the routes, we finally got to the top of West Gruesome only to experience one of the apparently common afternoon thunderstorms, and forced to retreat. Luckily it was just a brief shower, and after waiting at the car for 15 minutes or so, we decided to climb Tent Peg in the Ten Pins. Tent Peg was cool, and offered a great little intro to the Needles with a moderate run out to the top of the spire. It also was a great experience hanging out on top as hundreds of bikes went by waving and shouting congratulations up at us. The next couple of days we went and finished up the South Tower, Spire Four, and Spire Two, as well as went to the Needles Eye and did the Gnomon, Bloody Spire, and a "sport" route called Goldline with 4 bolts in about 80 feet.
Awesome view from Spire Two
On the summit of Hairy Pin