Elevation: 10,553 ft
GPS: 40.731, -110.878 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 64,250 total · 309/month
Shared By: Andrew Gram on Aug 19, 2004 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
Access Issue: Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details

Description

This wonderful quartzite crag has mostly sport routes, but also the occasional trad and mixed route. All routes are single pitch with a good mix of grades from 5.7 to 5.12, and beautiful views of the High Uintah.

Getting There

Park at the signed parking area for the trail to Ruth Lake, which is several miles past the top of Baldy Pass. Hike up the good trail to a cairned junction. Take the climber's trail left over some quartzite slabs to a short talus field. No bushwhacking is required, and the approach takes about 20 easy minutes. Good Medicine Wall is the first major wall the trail comes to.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Good Medicine Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 208
Peace Treaty
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 304
Black Elk
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 140
Sacred Hoop
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 76
Indian Summer
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 70
Tribal Warfare
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 53
[Redacted]
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 169
The Legend
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 58
Wounded Knee
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 97
Moon Stone
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 24
Vision Quest
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 66
Dream Catcher
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 56
Wind Walker
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 40
Forgotten Warrior
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 110
Good Medicine
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 68
Ghost Dance
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Peace Treaty
 208
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Black Elk
 304
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Sacred Hoop
 140
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Indian Summer
 76
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Tribal Warfare
 70
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
[Redacted]
 53
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Legend
 169
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Wounded Knee
 58
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Moon Stone
 97
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Vision Quest
 24
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Dream Catcher
 66
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Wind Walker
 56
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Forgotten Warrior
 40
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Good Medicine
 110
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Ghost Dance
 68
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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