A shady, steep, but not-quite-vertical section of dark gray limestone, with routes that are quite different in character from most in American Fork (similar, however, to some lines in Tank Canyon).
First, ignore the directions in the Ruckman guide. There is now an easier way than "scrambling up dirt and talus."
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Zulu 5.11a Sport, 1 pitch, 45 feet
Wasatch Pickles 5.11b Sport, 1 pitch, 45 feet
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Wasatch Pickles 5.11b UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Commons
Technical meandering up a limestone slab, using mostly positive edges down low, switching to slopey feet and annoyingly deceptive pockets up high.The holds wander a bit back and forth across the bolt line. If you're shorter, a reachy, mantel-esque move awaits near the middle.The bit from the last bolt to the chains is rather attention-focusing.All-in-all, a fun route that is, in the Ruckman's words, "out of character for American Fork."...[more] Browse More Classics in UT