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Named after the wall's token line, the Book of Condolences area is a subset area of routes in the middle of this accordion style cliff. This section has the most concentration of lines and also the most popular routes. All exposure laws apply, so come early in the summer to beat the heat or plan on the fall for optimal temperatures.

Getting There 

Follow the walls standard approach only continue past the initial set of talus and walk another 200 +/- feet until a swatch of large trees block your view. Follow a faint path up a trail of large blocks.

Climbing Season

For the American Fork Canyon area.

Weather station 0.1 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Book of Condolences

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Book of Condolences:
Xcess   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
Book of Condolences   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 65'   
Xtension   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
X   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Book of Condolences
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo by Jonathan Vickers

X 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Book of Condolences
Start with some easy scrambling (protected by a bolt) to a ledge from which you can clip the first two bolts. Work up into the dihedral and you'll quickly find the first crux. Pull a few more hard moves and you'll get a nice jug to gather yourself for the second crux on smaller crimps as you start to trend right to the final rest about halfway through the traverse. Get your heart rate down for the final exciting moves to the chains. As the guidebook puts it: "We're desperate, get used to it....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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