Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
East Face

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Birth Simulator T 
Chambered Nautilus S 
Coral Bells Arete T 
Daily Diatribe T 
Deltoid Force T 
Leftoverture T 
MEGA S 
Mega Worthy T 
Moral Bells Arete S 
Oopsie T 
Overture T 
PTFE T 
Pump Up the Jam T 
Raspberry Ripple T 
Strong Persuader T 
Sweet and Low S 
Teflon Technique T 
Touch of Teflon T 
Worthy Whoopsie S 

East Face  


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 40.62202, -111.74528 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 38,681
Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: James Garrett on Nov 29, 2007
Forecast:
Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Chance of Rain
59° | 41°
Partly Cloudy
48° | 41°
Clear
59° | 47°
Clear
67° | 50°
Clear
70° | 49°
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Description 

The east face of Challenge Buttress is characterized by a complex topography including various outcroppings, aretes, and gullies.

Getting There 

Park at Stairs Gulch, and clamber up the bank on the SW of where the creek crosses the road. Follow the trail through the woods until you reach a fork; take the left fork for the east face.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.1 miles from here

19 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',6],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['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 East Face:
Mega Worthy   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Moral Bells Arete   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
PTFE   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
MEGA   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Coral Bells Arete   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Oopsie   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Chambered Nautilus   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Touch of Teflon   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Worthy Whoopsie   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 2 pitches, 185'   
Browse More Classics in East Face

Featured Route For East Face
Lei making it graceful on the 'hard' part of MEGA (i.e. clips #2 through #5)

MEGA 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : East Face
Yes...this is a newly equipped and established line that 'finishes' someone's earlier efforts--therefore the FA may belong to them (sans bolts)--however, whoever they were probably followed weaknesses to the right, evidenced by two old and rusty pins. I didn't speak with anyone who really knows? The consensus was "???, yeah, I know that bolt your talking about...doesn't go anywhere...doesn't look worth it...haven't ever seen anyone over there...etc." (I've since talked to a few folks who have ve...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of East Face Slideshow Add Photo
Topo for Mega and Worthy Whoopsie.
BETA PHOTO: Topo for Mega and Worthy Whoopsie.

Comments on East Face Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -