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Hostess Gully - West Corridor

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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.


13 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',2],['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- HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 220'   
Zinger   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 3 pitches, 290'   
Fruit Pie   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Between Heaven and Earth   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Blind Pig   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Red Rib   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 195'   
Numbshull   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 190'   
Twinkie   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Patina Atoll   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 160'   
Honeymoon in Almo   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 100'   
Ho Ho   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Southern Rock Opera 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a  ID : Castle Rocks : ... : Hostess Gully - West Corrid...
An amazing splitter crack on the upper headwall, hard to miss walking up. Climb the crack, build and anchor then rap a route in the hostess gully or walk off and downclimb into the Crack House....[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.