Elevation: 7,143 ft
GPS: 40.627, -111.717 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nathan Fisher on Apr 12, 2004
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

Description

An expanse of short but beautiful quartzite. This ribbon of happiness keeps the wanna-be's at bay by it's approach. It consists of mainly sport routes from 5.7 to 5.12b with edges, sidepulls, and pumpy climbing. The views from here are spectacular, both from the base, but more so from the top of the climbs.

Getting There

Park at the S-curve. Take the trail to Lake Blanche. Don't cross the bridge, but continue up the faint trail, until you can cut across (right) to a large expanse of talus. Climb this talus attaining slabs that lead to the base of the wall. This talus is probably the worst I have ever encountered in the Wasatch.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Millstone

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R
 20
Millstone Slab
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 3
Hollow Excuses
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 43
Angle of Repose
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 22
Yuppie Love
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 22
Personal Jesus
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 38
Strong Arm With the Lads
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 20
Earthling
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
Stick Figure Stays Home
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 45
Stone Ground
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 13
Lead Balloon
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 15
The Odd Get Even
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Milling About
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 9
Moon Walk
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Millstone Slab
 20
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R Trad
Hollow Excuses
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad
Angle of Repose
 43
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Yuppie Love
 22
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Personal Jesus
 22
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Strong Arm With the Lads
 38
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Earthling
 20
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Stick Figure Stays Home
 11
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Stone Ground
 45
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Lead Balloon
 13
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Odd Get Even
 15
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Milling About
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Moon Walk
 9
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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