Bongeater Buttress Rock Climbing
Lance Bateman on Life on your feet.
This is the buttress above the parking lot with the obvious dihedral. The dihedral is the infamous Bongeater and is an easy toprope to set up by scrambling up and right of the buttress. You might find a mountain goat guarding the chains.
The trail begins at the northeast corner of the parking lot.
Weather station 2.9 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Bongeater Buttress
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Desperado 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 110'
Handeater 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Bongeater 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Prowser 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Featured Route For Bongeater Buttress
Prowser 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b UT
: Wasatch Range
: ... : Bongeater Buttress
This is the thin crack right up the prow of bongeater buttress with the bolt near the top. The route officially starts on the sloping ledge at the bottom of bongeater and goes around the corner and up the overhanging crack. The crack is expanding at the bottom and TCUs, nuts and aliens work well. The middle part eats nuts. The top part, past an old knifeblade driven up and in the crack takes a bit more creativity and is A2. A stretch from the last pin placement (short people may have to topstep)...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
From: SLC, UT
Feb 20, 2010
I like this place. I got engaged here.
By Ben Folsom
Jan 15, 2012
This is a message to the group students at the Bongeater Buttress yesterday Jan 14 2012. (You borrowed my cam for the top of the route). When we were leaving I left my hiking poles under your stuff. Came back by there later in the day and they were gone. Would love to get them back if you see this post. My knees will thank you!
By Sean A Smith
From: South Salt Lake, UT
Oct 25, 2015
The approach is really straight forward, but there have been some trail changes so I thought an update would be appropriate.
-Take the trail at the northeast side of the parking lot.
-When you come to a "T" go left.
-Walk about 50 feet till you come to the first trail on the right. Follow this up to Bongeater.