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Routes in Mill Canyon West

Catcatche S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
CleanIt S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cult of the Directissima S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Direct Indirect S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Max's wicked dyno S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Maxwell's Silver Hammer S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Mr Muscles must not mono S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Pull hard S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Spooky S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Undone Project S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Walter's Warm-up S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Walter's training route S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
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Elevation: 6,202 ft
GPS: 41.001, -111.407 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jeremy Steck on Oct 17, 2015
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq
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Access Issue: Echo Canyon Seasonal Closure: Jan. 1 - second Saturday in April Details

Description

Not sure of the true name of this developed crag. It has been around for a number of years now. If anyone has further info, please share. Like most of the crags in the Echo Canyon Area, routes benefit greatly from more traffic to clean them up. A nice overhanging wall with black streaks featuring a handful of good looking lines. Wall gets sun until about 3:30 or so depending on the season.

Getting There

Approach as for the Choss Cave. When the trail crosses the stream for the 2nd to last time, look for a faint trail with a slanted down tree parallel to the trail on the left. Follow the faint trail west and up the hill and scramble to the base of the crag. Routes can be seen on this formation from the trail by looking NW at the last major rock formation high on the west hillside

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SM Ryan  
This wall was developed spring/summer 2005 primarily by Walter Anyan, Martin Berzins and Max Dufford. They said share the beta since these routes are good, but need cleaning.
This wall gets sun until 3-4pm and like the other Millcreek walls, it has a wildlife closure until the middle of April Feb 3, 2016
steve edwards
SLC, UT
steve edwards   SLC, UT
Good wall but takes some getting used to. The warm-up is terrible. We warm-up on the third, I think, line that is quality, maybe skipping the initial pulls and do the top. Route with the fixed draws I thought was 13a, but 12b if you use one draw as a hold and a great training route. Scary route on right side is quite good once it's set up. Maybe adding a bolt is a good idea. The 12a/b (b I think) is kind of the classic of the crag. Really good. This is a very sunny place. I've climbed here when it was 6 degrees at the car. Feb 5, 2016
SM Ryan  
Steve
Thanks for the comments. A 12D Walter Anyan FA route could easily be 13a.
I agree with the 12b grade for Mr Muscles, but in posting these up I wanted to attach the original FA rating and let the community provide feedback.
Please feel free to add grade ratings to each climb so it shakes out in the end.

Shanna Feb 5, 2016
steve edwards
SLC, UT
steve edwards   SLC, UT
This is always going to be a "how you find it" crag. Fun, though, and more traffic can only help. Very nice hang, too. Feb 5, 2016
LL2
Santa Fe, NM
LL2   Santa Fe, NM
This is a fine crag. Each crag at Echo is very different. Mar 27, 2018

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