Wildflowers on the trail. Photo: Garrett Bentley
|Park your car off of the main canyon road.|
See the Ruckman Guide.
Up high and beyond the Clamshell. This is a pretty good hike that takes the ambitious climber up and out to the upper meadow above and west of East Hellgate. Probably still quite undeveloped, the prolific and proficient Bill Hunt has been mostly responsible for the existing route activity in this hardman area.
Climbing Season For the Hellgate Cliffs area.
Weather station 1.0 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Altaworld
Silver Soul 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b UT
: Wasatch Range
: ... : Altaworld
Shares a hard start with Altaworld then splits right after clipping the 3rd bolt to follow a diagonal line of nice pockets and slopers that eventually curves up the right side of the wall. This climb feels less power-endurancey than Altaworld but has a steeper, more intense finish....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
Starting into the business of Altaworld/Silver Sou...
By Todd H
From: Sandy, UT
Jul 22, 2015
Directions: There are different ways to get to the wall but a faint trail does exist. From the Clamshell/East Hellgate, the trail continues up the right side of a steep meadow and over a discontinuous band of rock, putting you at the base of a bigger meadow. Altaworld is in plain sight. Rather than make a beeline for the cliff, follow the trail to the right. It makes one big switchback: right along the base of the meadow, and then back left on a diagonal through the meadow and to a point where you can cross a steep rocky drainage. After that, the trail zig zags straight up to the cliff. It is about 15 minutes from the car to the Clamshell, and another 15 from Clamshell to Altaworld.