Elevation: 8,314 ft
GPS: 40.628, -111.688 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 961 total · 51/month
Shared By: Chad Ambrose on Aug 11, 2019
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

Description

A secluded west-facing beautiful buttress, with steep hanging quartzite slabs

Getting There

Pull off the road up Big Cottonwood Canyon for the Mineral Fork trail head. Take the trail approximately 1 mile up and begin looking to the east. You will see a lone buttress that looks like a tooth with pronounced clean slabs. We have built a cairn marking where you should begin you march up to the base of the buttress. You will hike on talus and up through semi-thick brush but many game trails will help the short hike.

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5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
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