Elevation: 7,219 ft
GPS: 48.509, -120.656 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jon Nelson on Oct 26, 2020
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure at Newhalem Crags March 1st to mid-July Details

Description

The oft-photographed group of peaks viewed from the Washington Pass Lookout. Following a rough NW-to-SE line, the main summits are Liberty Bell, Concord Tower, Lexington Tower, North Early Winter's Spire, and South Early Winter's Spire.

Getting There

The two popular approaches are from the Blue Lake trailhead and the hairpin curve further east, both along the main highway.

47 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Liberty Bell Group

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 218
South Arete
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 439
Beckey Route (SW Face)
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 92
North Face
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 71
North Face
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 398
Southwest Rib
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 71
Rapple Grapple
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 192
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Boving-…
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 94
Northwest Face
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 83
East Face
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 49
Boving Roofs
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 120
Direct East Buttress
Trad, Aid, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2
 106
Liberty Crack
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 227
The West Face
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 106
The Hitchhiker
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 38
Thin Red Line
Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South Arete S Early Winters Spire
 218
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Beckey Route (SW Face) Liberty Bell
 439
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
North Face Concord Tower
 92
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
North Face Lexington Tower
 71
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Southwest Rib S Early Winters Spire
 398
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Rapple Grapple Liberty Bell
 71
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Bo… N Early Winter Spire
 192
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Northwest Face Liberty Bell
 94
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
East Face Lexington Tower
 83
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
Boving Roofs S Early Winters Spire
 49
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Direct East Buttress S Early Winters Spire
 120
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid, Alpine 9 pitches
Liberty Crack Liberty Bell
 106
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C2 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
The West Face N Early Winter Spire
 227
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
The Hitchhiker S Early Winters Spire
 106
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Thin Red Line Liberty Bell
 38
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
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