Elevation: 11 ft
GPS: 40.59, -111.666 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: BCramer on Jun 26, 2007 with improvements by Carson Darling
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

Description

Mount Superior is located between Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons and can be easily seen rising above the Snowbird and Alta ski resorts to the north.
The summit area consists of several high points. Most locals call the eastern point Mt. Superior (11,040) and the higher western point Monte Cristo (11,132).

Getting There

Several approaches are possible from both canyons.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mt. Superior / Monte Cristo

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
 195
South Ridge
Trad, Alpine
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
 21
The Cottonwood Traverse
Trad, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 14
Suicide Slab
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 4
Talk Me Off The Ledge
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South Ridge
 195
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
The Cottonwood Traverse
 21
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
Suicide Slab
 14
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Talk Me Off The Ledge
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
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