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Routes in Mt. Superior / Monte Cristo

Cottonwood Traverse, The T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
South Ridge T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
Suicide Slab T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Elevation: 11 ft
GPS: 40.528, -111.724 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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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
 139
South Ridge
Trad, Alpine
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
 18
The Cottonwood Traverse
Trad, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South Ridge
 139
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
The Cottonwood Traverse
 18
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
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