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Routes in East Face

Birth Simulator T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Chambered Nautilus S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Coral Bells Arete T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Daily Diatribe T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Deltoid Force T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Leftoverture T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lost But Not Forgotten T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
MEGA S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mega Worthy T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Moral Bells Arete S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Oopsie T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Overture T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
PTFE T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
Pump Up the Jam T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Raspberry Ripple T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Strong Persuader T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X
Sweet and Low S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Teflon Technique T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Touch of Teflon T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Worthy Whoopsie S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Description

The east face of Challenge Buttress is characterized by a complex topography including various outcroppings, aretes, and gullies.

Getting There

Park at Stairs Gulch, and clamber up the bank on the SW of where the creek crosses the road. Follow the trail through the woods until you reach a fork; take the left fork for the east face.

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Classic Climbing Routes at East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 7
Mega Worthy
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 118
Moral Bells Arete
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 245
Coral Bells Arete
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 225
MEGA
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 343
Chambered Nautilus
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 94
Touch of Teflon
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 116
Worthy Whoopsie
Sport 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mega Worthy
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad
Moral Bells Arete
 118
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Coral Bells Arete
 245
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
MEGA
 225
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Chambered Nautilus
 343
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Touch of Teflon
 94
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Worthy Whoopsie
 116
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
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