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Mummy Area

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Cave and Gully 
Crypt Orchid 
Fat Chance 
Feeding The Cat 
Feeding The Rat S 
Matrix, The 
Mummy I T 
Mummy II 
Scepter, The 
Sun Burn 
Switchback Falls 
Thin Chance 
White Zombie 

Mummy Area  

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Submitted By: Bud Martin on Dec 8, 2011
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This is one of the closest and most accessible areas in Hyalite and as a result, one of the busiest. It has many routes in the WI3-4 range as well as some mixed and harder ice routes.

Getting There 

Take the main trail south out of the Grotto Falls parking lot. and continue for about 15 minutes until you reach the Amphitheater area. After locating the Amphitheater area continue up and left from the corner climbs following a climbers trail.

There is also a climbers trail from the righthand side of Genesis 1 that connects to the Scepter/Mummy 2 area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.7 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mummy Area:
Feeding The Cat   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 80'   
Thin Chance   WI3+     Ice, 1 pitch, 40'   
Mummy I   WI2     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 60'   
Crypt Orchid   WI2+     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
Fat Chance   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 90'   
Sun Burn   M7     Mixed, 1 pitch, 60'   
Mummy II   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 140'   
The Matrix   WI4- M4-5     Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 130'   
Switchback Falls   WI3     Ice, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Scepter   WI4+     Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   
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