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Elevation: 8,618 ft
GPS: 43.58507, -110.86609
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Shared By: Kevin Bradford on Jul 13, 2018 · Updates
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This is the first crag you will reach if approaching from the bottom and is home to several single and multi-pitch routes. This area gets sun late morning to late afternoon. The classic two-pitch sport route Raspberry Arete is located here, as is the newer 5.11 clip up Whistle Pigs.

Getting There Suggest change

Follow the approach detailed on the main Rock Springs Buttress page. Once you reach the talus field under the Central Sector you can contour right (east) to get to this sector. Alternatively, you may find a faint trail branching off right from the main approach once you've entered Rock Springs Canyon. If approaching from the top of the Tram, pass the West Sector and continue along the base of the Central Sector until past the Big Slab area to reach this portion of the cliff.

17 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at East Sector

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 5
Swordfish Lipstick
Sport, Alpine 3 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 7
Whistle Pigs
Sport, Alpine
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
Rasberry Arete
Sport, Alpine 3 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Purple Reign
Sport, Alpine 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Swordfish Lipstick
 5
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Sport, Alpine 3 pitches
Whistle Pigs
 7
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Rasberry Arete
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, Alpine 3 pitches
Purple Reign
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, Alpine 3 pitches
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Routes Mostly Face: South
Sunny Roughly 11am to 6pm during high season
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