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K Crags  


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Description 

This Crag has some of the best slab climbing you will find anywhere. Though they can be runout in places, if you have the fortitude you will not be dissapointed.

Getting There 

You can approach this buttress from either Three Fingers Canyon or Uneva Canyon. Maybe pick Three Fingers for Tsunami left and Uneva for Surfing the Swell right.
About 40mins hike both ways.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.1 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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 K Crags:
Mercury   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 5 pitches, 1450'   
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Featured Route For K Crags
Surfing The Swell Area <br /> <br />A Triple Slab Buttress area <br />B <a href='/v/sinister-slab/106340890'>Sinister Slab</a> 5.7R, 6 pitches <br />C Suduction of Stone 5.7+R, 8 pitches <br />D Tsumami 5.9R 6 pitches <br />E <a href='/v/surfing-the-swell/105718147'>Surfing The Swell</a> 5.9 R, 7 pitches <br />F Marble Slab 5.6x, 3 pitches

Surfing The Swell 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : K Crags
This is the first route to be climbed on the Eastern Reef Slabs.The FA party thought the climb would be about 600' instead it turned out to be 1400' and the climb had to be rappelled as the back of the slab overhangs about 400'.P1)The climb starts at the lowest part of a clean white slab down left of the chocolate topped colored wave.(small cairn).The first pro bolt is at about 60'. From here the difficulties increase..two more bolts to belay on ledge to the left.5.9R 140'P2)Follow crack above t...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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