Elevation: 7,595 ft
GPS: 42.741, -108.845 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: The Morse-Bradys on May 29, 2007 · Updates
Admins: The Morse-Bradys, Mike Snyder, Taylor Spiegelberg, Jake Dickerson

Description

Fairfield East is the furthest right crag on the crags known as Fairfield Hill.  It is only 300 feet or so left of the crag known as The Wilds at the Main Wall divided by a break in the cliff and a slight elevation gain.  

Fairfield East hosts many climbs, which are mostly vertical to less that vertical. However, there are few bulges that offer a few steeper routes. Crimps, flakes, and texture climbing are king out here, which is not to say that an occasional pocket cannot be found.

In 2011, a fire affected many of the routes at this crag. Luckily for us, in 2019, several very motivated locals took it upon themselves to clean up, rebolt, and generally face lift many of these great routes that were fire affected or put up in haste. Their work has made Fairfield East a much more enjoyable and safe crag!

Getting There

Walk up the two track for a couple hundred yards. Reach a cairn on the right side of the two track, and head up a great trail that takes you to Fairfield East at an easy grade. This trail is one of the nicer approaches in Sinks and can be used to get to The Wilds quickly as well.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Fairfield East

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 10
Blue Condition
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 28
Sorta Maybe Kinda Wild
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 10
Second Helping
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Say Hello to Geronimo
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Houses of the Holy
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 4
Noam Chomsky's Lair
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 3
Presence
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Physical Graffiti
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
We All Lived on a Russian Submarine
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Dogfood Factory
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
They Shoot Horses
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Leon Trotsky's Hair
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 5
Blind
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
Stalin Does Dallas
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
A Gift From Shannon
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Blue Condition
 10
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Sorta Maybe Kinda Wild
 28
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Second Helping
 10
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Say Hello to Geronimo
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Houses of the Holy
 4
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Noam Chomsky's Lair
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Presence
 3
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Physical Graffiti
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
We All Lived on a Russian S…
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Dogfood Factory
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
They Shoot Horses
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Leon Trotsky's Hair
 5
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Blind
 5
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Stalin Does Dallas
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
A Gift From Shannon
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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