The Dihedrals Area portion of the Gate Buttress has many fine climbs, most being dihedrals! Nearly all the routes are 5.9 or harder, except for Satan's Corner (5.8). For the most part, the climbs are single pitch with not much fixed gear.
Park at the pull-outs 1 1/4 miles up the canyon. This is the same spot as used for the Schoolroom area. Find a climber's trail just west of the parking which cruises past the popular Gate Boulder. Follow the trail through switchbacks more or less straight up to the obvious dihedrals. Some scrambling is required before getting to the base of the climbs.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dihedrals Area:
Satan's Corner 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
Lisa's Shoulder 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Half-A-Finger 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Fallen Angel Variation 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Equipment Overhang Right 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Black and White John and Mary 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Stem the Tide 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Equipment Overhang 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 70'
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Equipment Overhang 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Dihedrals Area
This is the route roughly in the center of the main wall, easily spotted with the roof. Fun crack climbing leads to a face climbing crux, protected by a bolt. Climbing up and over the roof is much easier than it looks. But once you pull the roof get ready for some standard LCC flared buttcrack excitement. This is a great route for someone wanting to break into 5.11 trad climbing....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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