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Mostly bolted, and nicely angled. The granite here has pockets on most of the face. The climbs tend to be long and feel very exposed. Either do a 2-rope rappel or hike off to the west. A very warm area to climb. The highest of the deep winter crags.
Park in the Little Cottonwood lower canyon Park and Ride. Locate the climber's access trail in the lot's northeast corner (directly north of the restroom). Follow this trail east until you are directly below The Egg. Continue on the switchbacks to the base of the routes. Do a small 4th class scramble to gain the routes.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Egg:
Variety Delight 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 210'
Huevos Rancheros 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b R Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 150'
Groovin' 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Runnel Chunnel 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Go Van Gogh 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Lowe Blow 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 210'
Jesus or Jeopardy 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Leggo My Eggo 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
Old Peculier 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Trad, 60'
Cracked Egg 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
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Cracked Egg 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Egg
This steep and wild line ascends the west side of The Egg. Tendon and joint complaints ruled me out for freeing it, but there is no question that someone soon will get a great free pump out of this unique climb. It will be interesting to hear the reports and it will probably yield more stars as a free climb. Equipped and cleaned on lead.3rd class up a trench-like groove to the base of the route from the trail. Belay to the left of an overhang.Pitch #1: Two bolts protect the initial slab cl...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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