Kris P.RN seemed to enjoy this one...
The east face of Challenge Buttress is characterized by a complex topography including various outcroppings, aretes, and gullies.
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.
Weather station 2.1 miles from here
19 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
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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'
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'
Oopsie 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
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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
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BETA PHOTO: Topo for Mega and Worthy Whoopsie.