Elevation: 6,394 ft
GPS: 39.149, -113.437 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: jakobi on May 8, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

Description

West Sawtooth Canyon is located on the Southwest side of the House Range west of Delta. Dominating the upper limits of the canyon is the massive Notch Peak cirque with it's banded layers of limestone and dolomite. At the lower flanks of the canyon is a large amount of granite of similar quality to LCC of the Wasatch Front. There's everything from single pitch bolted climbs to multi-pitch climbs that top out the canyon's domes. For more info refer to James Garrett's excellent guidebook to Utah's West Desert.

Getting There

Follow Hwy 50/6 west out of Delta, after passing the south flank of the range and the turn-off for Ibex, take a right on the Notch Peak Loop rd. Follow this graded dirt road until the canyon comes into view and a right turn at a gravel pit leads toward it. The road gets rather rough towards the end but with careful driving a passenger car can make it pretty close.

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Classic Climbing Routes at West Sawtooth Canyon

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 18
Candyland
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 5
Fun House
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Crack House
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Pistol Pete
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Red House
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
The Brick House
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
Science Friction
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Unknown
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 3
Dogleg Dihedral
Trad 3 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 10
Anti-Crack
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 7
Diagonal Dyslexia
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
 7
Redtail
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Candyland Candyland Buttress
 18
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Fun House Dark Side of the House
 5
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Crack House Dark Side of the House
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Pistol Pete Loaded Guns
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Red House Dark Side of the House
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Brick House Dark Side of the House
 3
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Science Friction Candyland Buttress
 5
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Unknown Dark Side of the House
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Dogleg Dihedral Poodle Buttress
 3
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Anti-Crack Snake Dike Wall
 10
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Diagonal Dyslexia Pinko Tower
 7
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 4 pitches
Redtail Tombstone
 7
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 Trad
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