Elevation: 6,768 ft
GPS: 40.567, -111.738 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Tyler Phillips on Sep 21, 2016
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Description

This is the gulch to the west of the Coal Pit Buttress and immediately west of Pentapitch Area. It has east (Waterfall Wall) and west facing walls (Industrial Wall), so depending on what you hike up for you can chase shade throughout the day. Most folks will be coming up here to climb on the Industrial Wall slab like routes. which face west (morning shade / afternoon sun / evening shade) The steeper East facing wall where the uber classic Cool Your Jets lies will get morning sun, and quickly disappear into the shadows for the remaining of the day.

Getting There

Approach as for Pentapitch Area. At the well worn flat base of Pentapitch Area walk west along the cliff base (well worn trail) and pass under the classic Sasquatch and Ginseng routes above. You'll see the gulch open up and hear the year round stream flowing.

At the "top" of the well worn trail you'll see The 40th Loss directly across the gulch while, you'll have to take a few more steps up to look at the Industrial Walls slabs on the other side.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Coalpit Gulch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 35
Broken
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 85
Hoffa Finger
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 64
Maid In America
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 53
Hidden Agenda
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 41
Ignominious Demise
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 93
Union Dues
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 25
The 40th Loss
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 45
White Collar Redneck
Sport, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 70
Cool Your Jets
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 4
Kidsmoke
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
Amnesiac
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Broken Industrial Wall
 35
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Hoffa Finger Industrial Wall
 85
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport, TR
Maid In America Industrial Wall
 64
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
Hidden Agenda Industrial Wall
 53
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Ignominious Demise Industrial Wall
 41
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Union Dues Industrial Wall
 93
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The 40th Loss Waterfall Wall
 25
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
White Collar Redneck Industrial Wall
 45
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, TR
Cool Your Jets Waterfall Wall
 70
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Kidsmoke Waterfall Wall
 4
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Amnesiac Waterfall Wall
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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