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BETA PHOTO: View of West Bell Tower from near the falls. I sta...

Private Property now at the entrance to Bells Canyon. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

The 2nd clean looking granite formation on the north wall of bells canyon past the lower broken quartzite formations.

Getting There 

Same trail as Middle Bell. Go to top of 1st waterfall and then beeline bushwack across stream straight to toe of tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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 West Bell Tower:
Beckey Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 4 pitches, 600'   
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Exiting the Alcove. Photo credit: Andrew Burr

Ring That Bell 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c UT : Wasatch Range : ... : West Bell Tower
In April of 2010 I tore my left labrum (not my labia...that just stretches). I had planned on climbing like a demon all spring season, and I had a free pass to do so — my wife was off dancing in NYC for 6 weeks. The shoulder kept me on the forced rest injured list, so I started searching for new routes in the Wasatch (i.e. ripping clothes and transporting ticks). One lucky day I found this route.The upper perfect corner caught my eye first, and I instantly began scanning...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By bheller
From: SL UT
Jun 2, 2010
It is now best to descend this formation down the east gully as opposed the west as was suggested in the Ruckman's guidebook.
By Mark D Evans
From: Sandy, UT
Jun 29, 2010
It is possible to rap directly down the becky Route with a 70m rope. *See the Becky Route comments for details.*

(It may still be possible to rap with a 60m,we had a 70m and skipped an anchor)
By Moonfri
Jul 7, 2010
I don't recomend rappelling the route, I had a 70 and still came up short. I had to do some really sketchy down climbing, not worth it. The walk off to the east takes about 10-15 minutes and is so much safer. A good route worth doing~