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Wasatch Alpine Areas Rock Climbing 


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Weather station 5.4 miles from here

30 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Wasatch Alpine Areas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wasatch Alpine Areas:
Twin Peaks via Broads Fork   Mod. Snow     Snow, Alpine, Grade III   Broads Fork
Grunge Couloir   Steep Snow     Snow, Alpine   Mt. Timpanogos
Everest Ridge   Mod. Snow     Snow, Alpine, 6300'   Mt. Timpanogos
Lisa Falls Couloir--Broads Fork Twin Peaks    4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Easy Snow     Trad, Snow, Alpine, 4800'   Broads Fork
South Ridge   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, Alpine   Mt. Superior / Monte Cristo
North Ridge   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Easy Snow     Trad, Snow, Grade II   Pfeifferhorn
The Cottonwood Traverse   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Alpine, 25000'   Mt. Superior / Monte Cristo
Northwest Ramp   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Easy Snow     Trad, Snow, 1 pitch, 700'   Pfeifferhorn
The Gray Slabs   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1200'   Mt. Ogden
Needles Nirvana   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 550'   Needles
The Central Spur   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Easy Snow     Trad, Snow, Alpine, 5 pitches, 500'   Dromedary Peak
Lecherous Leanings   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, Alpine, 7 pitches, 800'   Mt. Timpanogos
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Grunge Couloir is a steep snow chute on the NE end of Timpanogos. It's a great, direct way to reach the north summit of Timp and more aesthetic than it's neighbor, the Cold Fusion Couloir. The couloir is sustained in the 40-50 degree range with a short crux near the top that supposedly reaches 62 degrees.A helmet is definitely necessary as the couloir is known to spew rocks (typically a large runnel can be seen running down the center of the chute), so keep your ears and eyes open.As of May of 2...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Jake Richens
From: Sl, ut
Dec 29, 2005
Does anyone know if there are any climbing lines on Guert's Ridge? (Guerts is on Mt. Olympus and is the the rock that starts halfway up the mountain and goes to the top.) Guerts is only one line of many that are waiting to be climbed. Anyone have ideas, suggestions or the drive to explore??
By Anonymous Coward
Dec 30, 2005
Guert's ridge does have a route in fact, Guerts Ridge 5.5 (Irene Guert,O'dell Peterson, Harold Goodro 1940's!)!" It's a fun one too, especially in winter for added flavor. Check out the description in the Mt Olympus section. My favorite of the olymps slogs...as it ends right on the summit and has some fun moves interspersed with log, but aesthetic easy sections. a great solo (though you must carry a rope for the raps)

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