Peeler Face Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Photo/Topo of the Black Peeler Buttress, lower Sou...
This area contains routes on the eastern portion of the Black Peeler Buttress. Routes face southeast, east & northeast.
The Peeler Face has historically been the main attraction to this buttress. It is located on the lower southeast face. The rock is mostly steep and featureless, lending itself to aid routes and very technical free routes. The approach is a little steep when you near the base of the wall. But it isn't a very long hike.
The routes further up the hill gradually wrap around to face east and northeast. The approach to these areas is incredibly long and arduous. The soil is loose, vegetation is thick and some routes require 4th Class climbing on a slab to reach their starts.
Park at the same dirt parking lot used to access Coalpit Buttress
and The Great White Icicle
. This parking area is located on the south side of Little Cottonwood Road near an old power generator building and a bridge. Cross Little Cottonwood Road and walk northwest up a dirt road until it takes a hairpin turn. Continue west on a trail through the woods until you reach the buttress. Hike northeast along the base of the buttress until you reach your desired route.
This area was mostly developed in the 1980s by a variety of climbers using various tactics.
Climbing Season For the Black Peeler Buttress area.
Weather station 3.5 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Peeler Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Peeler Face:
Black Peeler 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
C3- PG13 Trad, Aid, 4 pitches, 375'
The Serpent 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
A3 Trad, Aid, 2 pitches, 200'
Featured Route For Peeler Face
The Ace-Drizzle Memorial Route 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b UT
: Wasatch Range
: ... : Peeler Face
The Ace-Drizzle Memorial Route, .12c, 4 pitches. First Ascent: Chris Thomas, Rick Vance, and Jess Taverna, June, 2007The Ace-Drizzle Memorial Route was named in honor of our good friends Brian Postlethwait and Andre Callari, who were killed while climbing in the Ruth Gorge of Alaska in May, 2007. Brian and Andre were two of the most badass climbers, skiers/snowboarders, pilots, adventurers, husbands, brothers, sons and friends that ever lived, and this is part of our tribute to the amazing pe...[more] Browse More Classics in UT