Ron’s Tower, First Ascent. This tower was climbed by Steve Anderson, Bill Duncan, and Matt Simpson at II 5.8 A2-. The first ascent follows obvious cracks up the south face. All aid is clean. Ron s Tower is reached by a float trip down the Colorado River. The first ascent team put in at Loma, Colorado, and rafted to The Black Rocks area. The tower is up Moore Canyon and the route climbs the most prominent spire in the area by its south face.