Elevation: 5,899 ft
GPS: 40.575, -111.773 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 29,266 total · 150/month
Shared By: Joe Auer on Sep 1, 2004
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Description

This is the buttress above the parking lot with the obvious dihedral. The dihedral is the infamous Bongeater and is an easy toprope to set up by scrambling up and right of the buttress. You might find a mountain goat guarding the chains.

Getting There

The trail begins at the northeast corner of the parking lot.

6 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bongeater Buttress

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5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 10
Desperado
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 26
Handeater
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 276
Bongeater
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 3
Life by the Throat
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 13
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Desperado
 10
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Handeater
 26
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Bongeater
 276
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Life by the Throat
 3
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Prowser
 13
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad
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