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Elevation: 6,229 ft 1,899 m
GPS: 40.5739, -111.7562
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Shared By: Nathan Fisher on Sep 2, 2004 · Updates
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Just west of Kermit's Wall/Perhaps Area is another section of cliffs called The Waterfront. Home to black streaked rock galore, The Waterfront boasts several bolted slab routes along with steep and difficult cracks. Not nearly as popular as Green A area's, The Waterfront is a nice locale to beat the crowds.

Getting There Suggest change

Park as for the Gate Buttress, and hike past the Tower Boulder. Continue through the talus field, angling up and west. Look for cairns as they are present. After the talus field ends, find the soft trail through the trees and bushes to the base of the Waterfront.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Waterfront, The

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 70
Chickenhead Holiday
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 170
Losing My Religion
Trad 3 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
Certain Death
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 25
Floyd the Barber
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 80
Comfort Zone
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 33
Baja Breakdown
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 135
Barefoot in Barbados
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 216
Disco Duck
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 23
Head On
Trad 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 6
Mantels to Mazatlan
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
 48
Disco Chicken
Sport, TR
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 32
Clip it or Skip It
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
On the Waterfront
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
 11
Beam Me Up Scotty
Trad
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 11
Flirtin' Death
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Chickenhead Holiday
 70
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Losing My Religion
 170
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Certain Death
 24
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Floyd the Barber
 25
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Comfort Zone
 80
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Baja Breakdown
 33
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Barefoot in Barbados
 135
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Disco Duck
 216
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Head On
 23
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Mantels to Mazatlan
 6
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Disco Chicken
 48
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Sport, TR
Clip it or Skip It
 32
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
On the Waterfront
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Beam Me Up Scotty
 11
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R Trad
Flirtin' Death
 11
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad 2 pitches
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