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Gallatin Tower

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Bowling for Buicks S 
Dagger, The T 
First Best T 
Generation X T,S 
Guide Route T 
India Ink T,S 
Orange Crack T 
Soft in the Middle T,S 
Spare Tire T,S 
Standard Route T 
Ten Pin S 
Thing In Between T 
Tigger T 
Top Heavy T,S 

Gallatin Tower  


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Location: 45.4169, -111.2342 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Nick Stayner on Apr 6, 2007
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Description 

The tower faces east, getting lots of morning sun. I've probably seen more parties at this crag than anywhere else in Gallatin Canyon. Lots of concentrated classics and some of the better cracks in the canyon, on high-quality gneiss.

Getting There 

Find a dirt pullout on your right (if you're heading south), about a mile before you come to the bridge over the river. Hit a trail that heads sourth out of the parking lot & follow it to the base.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.5 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',2],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gallatin Tower:
Guide Route   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   
The Dagger   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 25'   
Thing In Between   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Standard Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Generation X   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
First Best   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Tigger   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   
Spare Tire   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 90'   
Orange Crack   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Soft in the Middle   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
India Ink   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bowling for Buicks   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   
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Kelby on Gallatin Tower's standard first pitch.

Standard Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  MT : Gallatin Canyon : Gallatin Tower
A Bozeman classic! One of those "at least once a season" type of routes. FA of the tower is unknown, but local legend Jerry Kanzler did the direct finish in 1967. P1- Climb a right-leaning crack to a left-facing corner. End on an awesome ledge with rap bolts. 5.6, 60'. P1a- Direct Start: Start to the left of said crack/corner, in another corner w/ a prominent flake. 5.8, 60'. P2- The butter! Climb a gorgeous left-facing corner with a crack of varying sizes. Follow it through a series of bulges t...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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