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Aces High Tower Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 11,000'
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Submitted By: Craig Martin on Feb 18, 2014
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Aces High on the right, Hayden on the left.

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Description 

The Aces High formation lies in a gully just to the right of the main Iron Hayden Wall. It appears to be a tower when viewed from below. It contains a few quality moderate routes.

Getting There 

Approach
From the base of the Iron Hayden Wall hike to the right and up aiming for the right side of the tower like formation in the gully to the south of Iron Hayden Wall. Some scrambling will be required to gain the large ledge below the tower.

Climbing Season

For the Uinta Mountains area.

Weather station 15.2 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Aces High Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Aces High Tower:
Aces High   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 800'   
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Featured Route For Aces High Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of Aces High. The route takes the obviou...

Aces High 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  UT : Uinta Mountains : ... : Aces High Tower
P1- Climb the north facing short corner moving right into an open book. Shuffle right again to gain a good ledge and two bolt belay. 5.9 100ft.P2- Climb up and right in the shallow dihedral, the rock becomes a bit loose but the climbing is easy. Jump the gap if continuing up or belay from 2 bolt anchor. 5.8 90ft.P3- On the right side of the "step" climb up crack features on vertical rock passing a fixed pin. Belay at two bolts or walk back and make a belay 5.7+ 60ft.P4- Find the fixed pin on the...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Rock Climbing Photo: There are 4 ways to approach the start of the Aces...
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Rock Climbing Photo: Aces High Photo topo by Tyler Phillips.
BETA PHOTO: Aces High Photo topo by Tyler Phillips.

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By Craig Martin
From: Park City
Aug 16, 2015
A good approach to Aces High Tower is to climb Killers and traverse south.