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Lisa Falls  

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Hike 200 yards up a gently sloping, well-maintained trail to Lisa Falls Buttress.
Cross the stream and continue west then north along a faint bushy trail to reach Lisa Falls West.
Cross the stream and scramble 100 yards up a steep trail (just left of the waterfall) to reach Freedom Wall.

Area Descriptions 

This is a beautiful area frequented by hikers and climbers. Many routes are in the shade at various times of the day. The nearby flowing water also cools the area. All the fixed anchors are relatively new and of high quality. Routes are clustered in 3 distinct areas.

Lisa Falls Buttress

These slabs are particularly well-suited to beginner climbers or those just looking for a casual jaunt up the rock while being surrounded by the beauty of trees and a nearby waterfall. The routes here are among the easiest on the difficulty scale. Beginner climbers are cautioned to pay close attention to the protection rating for individual routes, as a few are runout.

Lisa Falls West

This wall has sport routes on it that face northwest and are all shady in the morning.

Freedom Wall

3rd Class scrambling is required left of the waterfall to approach this area. It will not faze most climbers. Exercise care, particularly during periods of high water flow.
This wall is steep and features cracks and holds that continuously diagonal right/up. The wall faces east and is located in a relatively narrow slot that remains shady for most of the day.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.2 miles from here

26 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',2]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lisa Falls:
Lisa Falls Right   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   Lisa Falls Buttress
Top It Off   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 120'   Lisa Falls West
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Featured Route For Lisa Falls
Rusty skating through the crux.

Sweep Left 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Lisa Falls Buttress
This is the bolted line just left of the waterfall. Usually dry by april. Because of the water running on this climb 5-6 months out of the year, it is deceptively smooth down low. Start on the rightward angling ramp, clip the bolt and figure out the tricky sequence. No, don't hold onto the bolt. Once you have gotten past the first bolt, continue up past the step on the face to the steep section. Take a breather. Sidestep onto the upper face, and now commence to "sweep left". The line on ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Lisa Falls, early August in a dry summer.
Lisa Falls, early August in a dry summer.
left of the falls
BETA PHOTO: left of the falls
Rappin' off Lisa Falls Right on 28 June 2011.  Due...
Rappin' off Lisa Falls Right on 28 June 2011. Due...
Another example of a kid friendly climbing area (w...
BETA PHOTO: Another example of a kid friendly climbing area (w...
Lisa Falls. Very pretty but it can get crowded wit...
Lisa Falls. Very pretty but it can get crowded wit...

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