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BETA PHOTO: The Ska Block. Dopeman climbs up the dark corner/l...


Located between the Red Slab and the Black Rose area. Just above a lower tier with a nice easy trad climb (good access) It is the left leaning tower/block that looks like it might fall off the edge.

Getting There 

Three options
a)Climb the easy trad climb up to ledge with trees.
b)Climb a really short 4th class section on the lower teir to the right of the trad climb.
c)scramble down and left from the top of red slab

5 Total Routes

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

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Ska Block:
Guns of Navarone   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Tristan getting started. The climb is steeper than this photo shows. You can also see the routes on the right side pretty clearly as well.

Guns of Navarone 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Ska Block
You can go to the left a bit and clip the first bolt before you start climbing. The climb starts with your left hand on a good sidepull and your right hand way out right on the arete. Do a move or two to get up to the nice horizontal jug. Clip the second bolt from there. Do a heel hook and make a move out to the right arete. There is a good undercling just over the arete that you can't really see while you're climbing. Grab the undercling, get your feet up, and clip the third bolt. The redpoint ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Routes on the Ska Block with approach options. Belay bolts are red. <br />1) Guns of Navarone 5.11c <br />2) Ruder Than You 5.9 <br />3) Dopeman 5.8 R <br />4) Rock Steady  5.8 <br />Solo Crack (5.3) is just right of route 4.
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By Tristan Higbee
From: Thailand
Apr 27, 2008

The most direct approach option is to scramble up from the Black Rose area. Requires some 4th class climbing for a few feet, but is easy enough to do.