Elevation: 7,560 ft
GPS: 48.515, -120.658 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Slagle on Aug 6, 2009 · Updates
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure at Newhalem Crags March 1st to mid-July Details

Description

Concord Tower is the sharp peak of excellent granite directly south of Liberty Bell. It is about as high as Lexington Tower and provides some optional routes if liberty is packed out or you can double up and combine "The North Face" 5.6, or "The Cave Route" 5.8 with a Liberty Bell climb, which are both across from the Beckey route in the same gully on the north side of Concord.

Fred Beckey and John Parrrott made the first ascent of Concord Tower on 12 June 1956 via the North Face Route. The summit is at 7560'.

Getting There

From the west side, park at the Blue Lakes Trail head (approx. mile marker 161), 1 mile west of Washington Pass (NW Forest Pass required) and hike the Blue Lake trail until a climber's trail breaks off to head up to the liberty-concord gully.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Concord Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 89
North Face
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 6
South Face
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 36
The Cave Route
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 44
North Face Var. Right (Directisimo)
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
North Face
 89
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
South Face
 6
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
The Cave Route
 36
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
North Face Var. Right (Dire…
 44
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
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