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Elevation: 8,500 ft
GPS: 40.59015, -111.64812
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Shared By: James Garrett on Sep 12, 2007
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C
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Tower One is the southeast most tower of the three main towers. It is usually the first wall one encounters during the approach to Main Hellgate.

Mugs Stump and friends were the first to really start exploring this area. A high concentration of good climbing in a small area awaits the climber here. Bring gear to supplement the bolt placements as most of the Tower One climbing remains quite trad in character. You'll like it!

Getting There Suggest change

As for Main Hellgate. Stick to the trail. This will be the first tower low and east that one encounters. Plan on about a 15 minute approach time. Avoid trespassing on private property.

24 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Tower One

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 37
What the Hell
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 28
Whiskey Bent & Hellgate Bound
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 125
Little Hellion
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 68
Bollocks
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 65
Rezin Scraper
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 94
Cause for Alarm
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 51
Satan's Choice
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 14
The Gatekeeper
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 20
Brainless Conformants
Sport 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 35
Armed and Hammered
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 18
Cheap Thrills
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 144
Medussa
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 29
Shelter from the Storm
Sport 2 pitches
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 16
Hell Yes!
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 13
Pandora
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
What the Hell
 37
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Whiskey Bent & Hellgate Bound
 28
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Little Hellion
 125
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Bollocks
 68
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Rezin Scraper
 65
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Cause for Alarm
 94
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Satan's Choice
 51
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Gatekeeper
 14
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Brainless Conformants
 20
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
Armed and Hammered
 35
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Cheap Thrills
 18
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Medussa
 144
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Shelter from the Storm
 29
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport 2 pitches
Hell Yes!
 16
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Pandora
 13
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
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