The obvious crack-covered buttress just west of the entrance station.
Approach time: 1 minute. Descend the gully on the left.
Featured Route For Checkerboard Mesa
Back around 1997 we climbed a route on Checkerboard Mesa. Here's some beta for anyone crazy enough to follow us.There's no way to be sure exactly what our line was. It's easy to traverse around from crack to crack. We started up good cracks in the toe of the buttress. After about 4 good pitches, the angle of the bedding changes and the cracks bottom out. What had been well protected, pleasant climbing turned into something quite different.Although the difficulty doesn't really increase, the...[more] Browse More Classics in UT