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Daily Diatribe T 
Deltoid Force T 
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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  


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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',3],['2 Stars',12],['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'   
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'   
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Featured Route For East Face
Jeff from Ontario, Canada enjoying our quartzite.

Coral Bells Arete 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : East Face
This climbs an arete on the east face. This arete is obvious from the fork. This is a great climb that protects well. The crux is definitely the 1st bolt. Clipped high it is a safe overhang to fall on. The smooth face above is tricky but not too hard. The flake gives you a nice natural place to protect. My first ascent, I zipped right past the flake, jonesing on the chains. Aretes always add a degree of mental difficulty to me and this was no exception. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Topo for Mega and Worthy Whoopsie.
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