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West Bell Tower Rock Climbing 

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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 >>>


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

For the Bell's Canyon area.

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in West Bell Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Bell Tower:
Beckey Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 4 pitches, 600'   
The Nerve   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 500'   
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The Nerve 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : West Bell Tower
Located on the often overlooked West Bell Tower, The Nerve bolsters some awesome exposure, decent rock, and some intimidating and committing moves. 3 pitches of variety and featured stone give this route reason to venture to the Tower.Pitch 1 – Climb the polished and immaculate stone of the shallow corner via thin gear and thin moves. Crux comes at the second bolt, try hard or fly. Sustained climbing, sequential, AWESOME! After the 2nd bolt and crux, clip two pins and step left and finish a...[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~