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Submitted By: James Garrett on Sep 12, 2007
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  • Description 

    Tower 3 is the higher or most westward tower before approaching Main Hellgate. As with the entire area, some people are put off by the chauky limestone that prevails. For others, a Hellgate love affair begins with the first visit.

    Getting There 

    Tower 3 is the higher tower and squeezed between Tower 2 and Main Hellgate. It is another 2-3 minutes approach time from Tower 2. It is strongly recommended to adhere to the trails that have been built or formed naturally from climber traffic.
    The climber used to climb here in the 90's and either know everyone else up there or always had it to themselves. These areas have become much more popular...and in a way, a bit more dangerous. Always wear your helmet....even walking around at the base of these cliffs. Become cognizant of what and who is above you.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 1.0 miles from here

    4 Total Routes

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

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tower Three:
    Virga   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
    Heroes are Zeros   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 115'   
    Browse More Classics in Tower Three

    Featured Route For Tower Three
    The starting bolt for Mon Ami.  Pretty Rock here

    Mon Ami 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Tower Three
    Mon Ami is NOT your friend. Still cleaning up a good twenty years later, Mon Ami is a ridiculous dance between pockets and small chips. Starting off easy, this route immediately gets down to business after the second bolt. What looks to be a rather harmless face, turns out to be a rather brutal kick in the teeth. Mon Ami is a delicate line, and by delicate I mean deteriorating. Climb up an amazing system of small pockets and smears passing two distinct cruxes, catch a...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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