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Elevation: 6,082 ft
GPS: 40.57405, -111.76875
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Shared By: Nathan Fisher on Apr 22, 2004
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C
Warning Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed DetailsDrop down

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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.

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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.

This trail reduces visual and physical impact and is strongly recommended. It is good practice and helps maintain access.This approach isn't much longer and with more traffic, parking in this area will reduce your chances of a break-in.

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