The Bride area in winter.
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The Bride is a wingate tower at the end of Bride Canyon. Its pretty soft and thus a committing climb. ONe should be a solid desert leader for this outing.
Take the left fork off Gemini Bridges road from the Little Valley. The bride is about a quarter mile up that canyon. THe fork is just before you reach The Gooney Bird.
Climbing Season For the Moab Area area.
Weather station 1.5 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For The Bride
Honeymoon 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
: Moab Area
: ... : The Bride
This was the first route to be established on the Bride and is still a fairly serious undertaking today. Like Sam says on the Little Valley page, the rock here is very soft for wingate and climbs more like entrada. Expect a little spice.PItch 1 - This pitch begins with a stud-ladder about 100 feet to the left (when viewed from the road) of the Bride in a short, shallow, right facing dihedral. Above the stud-ladder this pitch follows a left facing dihedral and eventually climbs a gully to access ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT