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GPS: 40.53484, -111.78026
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Shared By: James Garrett on Nov 7, 2005 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C

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The approach is as for Jon's Hideout, but it is the large tower like buttress mentioned in the guidebook. This piece of Rock has excellent quality rock and it's not taken advantage of enough! After passing the gate at the Big Willow Road be sure to find the path which veers off the road to the right (south)follow the very faint trail past a rock with a blue spot on it. This is the crux. If you find the trail here you won't lose it. The trail gets better, but still could use some trimming of scrub oak here and there. Excellent camping exists in the cirque, but water is not always available. Some nice areas exist just below the tree line and about 20 minutes further to the Guardian. Swiss Edge is on the West, the Dylan routes are on the south.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Guardian

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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
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Swiss Edge
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Swiss Edge
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
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