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GPS: 34.90922, -111.84107
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Shared By: Kole DeCou on Mar 22, 2006
Admins: Greg Opland, Brian Boyd, JJ Schlick, Kemper Brightman, Luke Bertelsen

Description Suggest change

This is a beautiful little canyon popular with hikers. Currently the only route I know of here is Oski.

Getting There Suggest change

This area is located west of the Dry Creek Area. From 89a take a right on Dry Creek Road, and follow the paved road all the way to the end. Take a left at the T tward Boynton Canyon. Where the paved road goes right to the Enchantment and Boynton Canyon, go left on a dirt road (152C). Park at the Fay Canyon trail head.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Fay Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
East Fayce
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5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 47
2 Legit 2 Quit
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5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 39
Sandrailin'
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5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 69
Dune Buggyin'
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5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Leaving Las Vegas
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5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 8
Simple Twist of Fay
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5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 41
Psychotropic Flautist
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5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Say Goodnight to the Bad Guy
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5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 33
[Redacted]
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5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c PG13
 4
The Golden Dog
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Fayce Lookout Tower
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
2 Legit 2 Quit Fay Buttress
 47
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Sandrailin' Fay Buttress
 39
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
Dune Buggyin' Fay Buttress
 69
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
Leaving Las Vegas Fay Buttress
 5
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 4 pitches
Simple Twist of Fay Fay Buttress
 8
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad 5 pitches
Psychotropic Flautist Fay Buttress
 41
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 5 pitches
Say Goodnight to the Bad Guy Fay Buttress
 4
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 5 pitches
[Redacted] Fay Buttress
 33
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad 4 pitches
The Golden Dog Fay Buttress
 4
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c PG13 Trad 5 pitches
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