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Summit of Tooele (a.k.a) Mrs. Butterworth tower.
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Description 

High above Rockville to the south, the Eagle Crag offers solitude away from the buses and sometimes overbearing tourists. The main tower, dubbed Aunt Jemima or Mrs. Butterworth's (due to its resemblance to these products) is the largest of the group.

The only route (so far) is the west side of the formation. Climb the tower via three pitches passing a few bolted anchors to the spectacular summit. Descend via rappels the same was you climbed up. A minimal rack is needed.


Getting There 

To access this area, drive across the historic Rockville bridge and follow the dirt road as it turns west.

As you travel down this road keep and eye out for a dirt road on the left (south) side of the road. This road will take you to a dirt parking area. Any local can direct you how to get there. Last I knew, you could camp for FREE at this parking area. Times change quickly in this area, so that may not still be the case.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Eagle Crag:
Tooele Tower   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   
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Tooele Tower early morning winter sun.

Tooele Tower 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  UT : Zion National Park : Eagle Crag
Drive back and forth between Mosquito Cove and Zion enough and you can't help but wonder about that toothy ridge above Rockville.The most exotic-looking tooth, far left on the skyline from the road, has a short and sweet route on the backside path of least resistance. A perfect way to try out Zion sandstone without shuttles, tourists, and big wall logistics. We got beta from a drawn topo at the backcountry ranger desk in Zion and from m.project.The rock formation you climb seems to be called eit...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Pic (looking eastish) of the upper two thirds of the route (Aunt Jem. Tower) from the slope above. Parunuweap and Trees' Ranch below in the distance.
BETA PHOTO: Pic (looking eastish) of the upper two thirds of t...
Mrs. Butterworth tower.
Mrs. Butterworth tower.
Top of Mrs. Buttersworth
Top of Mrs. Buttersworth
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By Nate Brown
From: Wilson, Wy
Jul 24, 2009

Tooele Tower--Yo White Harlem!