A young Steve Bechtel doin' the 'Country Swing'.
This is a reorganizational entry to help allow other formations to be entered under Upper Blair. If you want to adopt this page, please contact me.
This is the largest of the crags in the Upper Blair area. It has a rather undignified name. It is the highest and northeast-most crag in the Upper Blair collection. It has the area classic, Spectreman
and the eye-catching Mystery Blocks
routes. Note, the pleasant Behind Blue Eyes is nearby perhaps 200 yards to the south.
From 705, go north to 707, then east on 707a, then quickly southeast on 707af. Take the left fork for the north face routes and the right fork for the south face routes.
Weather station 1.8 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Heap
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Heap:
Spectreman 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
The Rookie 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Featured Route For The Heap
Spectreman 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c WY
: ... : The Heap
This route is the gem of the Upper Blair area and one of the best at Vedauwoo. Park at the end of FR 705AF. Spectreman Buttress is on the south east end of The Heap, which is the farthest north formation in Upper Blair. Follow faint trails from the parking area around either the north or south sides of the Heap to the far end. You can't miss the route. It is at the top of a huge slab with clear views in the opposite direction of the back side of Central Vedauwoo. The route is straightforwa...[more] Browse More Classics in WY