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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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Worthy Whoopsie 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c UT
: Wasatch Range
: ... : East Face
Worthwhile addition to the area circuit. Begin on typical quartzite past 3 bolts, then travel through some fractured lower angled rock to the upper smooth and steep shield. Careful about clipping bolt#6 as a fall with slack out could land you on the sloping ramp below. Pull the powerful final moves to the mantel/highstep and bolt#7. The TR anchors are a little hard to see (to the right) until you are on them (TR Variation is 5.9). Use 2-ft runners for best results!Full Value Variati...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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BETA PHOTO: Topo for Mega and Worthy Whoopsie.