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Hostess Gully - West Corridor

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Ho Ho S 
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It Takes Two S 
Numbshull T,S 
Patina Atoll T,S 
Red Rib S 
Southern Rock Opera T 
Twinkie T 
Zinger S 

Hostess Gully - West Corridor  


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BETA PHOTO: Hostess Gully at Castle Rock from the loop trail

Description 

AKA: Tasteful Wall - This is the gully on the Southwest side of the buttress, with a range of climbing difficulties.

Getting There 

Hike around the south side to the SW corner.

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.2 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',4],['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 Hostess Gully - West Corridor:
It Takes Two   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 220'   
Zinger   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 3 pitches, 290'   
Fruit Pie   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Between Heaven and Earth   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Numbshull   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 190'   
Red Rib   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 195'   
Blind Pig   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Twinkie   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Honeymoon in Almo   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 100'   
Patina Atoll   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 160'   
Ho Ho   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Red rib is the big red colored ridge on the right....

Red Rib 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  ID : Castle Rocks : ... : Hostess Gully - West Corrid...
Red Rib is a long, beautiful, single pitch route up the SW ridge of Castle Rock. Great position and good exposure are it's strongest points. The crux is right off the ground but the climbing remains interesting and in the 5.9/10- range for most of the first ~150'. From here, it's an easier romp to the anchors.This route is a full 60 meter rope length. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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By RKM
From: Alpine, Utah
Nov 23, 2012
You can downclimb from the Hostess Gully routes (also Big Time) by going to the north side and downclimb the narrow arete to a big ledge, then move back southwest onto the vertical face and with some back and forth traversing, you end up at the top of the Hostess Gully - should you ever find yourself on top without a rope.

Probably 5.5 after you have done it a few times.
By Mr. Hummus
From: SLC, Utah
May 27, 2014
Honeymoon in Almo is not the furthest route to the left. There is a 5.9 that climbs several small roofs/bulges about 15 feet left of Honeymoon in Almo. Pretty fun route.