Elevation: 8,793 ft
GPS: 41.229, -105.409 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 67,455 total · 460/month
Shared By: Petsfed on Jun 23, 2008
Admins: Mike Snyder, Taylor Spiegelberg, Jake Dickerson, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Aeon Aki
Access Issue: Dirt roads reopened as of June 2014 Details

Description

An oddity for the 'Woo, Beehive Buttress features predominantly bolt protected sport climbing on granite more reminiscent of Boulder Canyon than the sharp, crystally slabs of the rest of the area. Instead of microscopic crimps on smeary slabs, expect jugs, slopers, positive crimps, and the odd solution pocket to leaven the face climbing. Situated in a quiet valley away from the maddening crowds, the Beehive Buttress is a great place to go for an afternoon while your gobies heal.

Getting There

Take Blair-Wallis Road from the Lincoln Monument towards the central area. Hang a left on 705J, then another left on 705JA until the road finally becomes too narrow to drive down. Follow a decommissioned but well-worn ATV trail until you reach the base of the wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Beehive Buttress

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 47
Priests are Perverts, Too
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 35
Monkey and the Engineer
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 43
Rip Chords
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 95
Back to Bucket Country
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 42
Phipps' Gardens
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Five Days One Summer
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 62
Lucky Groove
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 46
Mountainside Hipsters (aka Aspen…
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 67
Alien Dave
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 48
Intoxica
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 34
Walking the Board
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 26
Fun Button aka Muscle Beach
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 30
Noxious Invasives
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 27
Telstar
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 11
Mavericks
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Priests are Perverts, Too
 47
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Monkey and the Engineer
 35
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Rip Chords
 43
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Back to Bucket Country
 95
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Phipps' Gardens
 42
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Five Days One Summer
 27
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Lucky Groove
 62
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Mountainside Hipsters (aka…
 46
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Sport
Alien Dave
 67
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Intoxica
 48
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Walking the Board
 34
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Fun Button aka Muscle Beach
 26
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Noxious Invasives
 30
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Telstar
 27
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Mavericks
 11
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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