Bridger Jacks after snowfall. November 2007
Indian Creek contains countless miles of wingate walls, but from a broader view these wall are all rather non-descript. The real landmarks in Indian Creek are the towers... When driving into the area, the first group of towers that one comes to are the obvious Bridger Jack Mesa and its associated towers. This compact area offers a relatively moderate approach and several quality short summit routes.
The area should be very obvious from the main road. If it's not, come back in daylight or when the weather is better. It is on the left when driving into the Indian Creek area, a couple miles past the Donnelly Canyon area. Turn left on the signed Beef Basin Road, cross the river, drive over a cattle guard and immediately turn right. Follow this road until right below the serrated ridge that is Bridger Jack. I've seen low-rider cars all the way back there, but I'm happy to have a truck for this road.
Weather station 9.0 miles from here
17 Total Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Bridger Jacks:
Wild Flower 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 275'
Vision Quest 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
PG13 Trad, 4 pitches, 450'
Rim Shot 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 5 pitches, 400'
Hoop Dancer 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
X Trad, 2 pitches, 350'
Sacred Space 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 300'
Ziji 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 4 pitches, 400'
Featured Route For The Bridger Jacks
Sacred Space 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c UT
: Moab Area
: ... : The Bridger Jacks
Sacred Space climbs one of the most dramatic walls in Indian Creek: the steep 200 foot south face of the King of Pain. One can get a good glimpse of this route from the base of the Bridger Jacks, and an up close and personal view from Hoop Dancer on Hummingbird Spire. If any more inspiration is needed, read about the FA in Jeff Achey's essay in the David Bloom guidebook. Most of what is said about this climb is true. Approach via the original first pitch -- a long, chossy corner that leads u...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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