Good routes to top rope solo in the canyons?


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Sam Cannon · Mar 8, 2017 · Salt Lake City, UT · Joined May 2012 · Points: 762
LCC or BCC. I know Bong Eater is the classic one, but looking for some variety. Trad preferably. Comfortable climbing 5.6 solo to get to adjacent anchors, if that helps.

Thanks for suggestions!

Brent Barghahn · Mar 9, 2017 · SLC, UT · Joined Jun 2014 · Points: 990
A few that come to mind:

LCC
-The Egg - easy hike around, with some directionals/midway anchors needed to account for the low angle wandering.
-The Sail - has a few nice lines with a longer approach up to the backside.
-Plumbline
-Mexican Crack - with directionals
-Green A Gully Right Side - A fixed line bypasses the lower schoolroom rappel, and low 5th gets you through the upper. Easy scramble to the top of many routes

BCC
-Strone Crag - Many anchors can be reached by down climbing from the Standard Ridge starting notch
-Lonely Challenge Wall - Anchors can be reached from partway up Standard Ridge
-Storm Mountain Island - solo The Flake to access a few harder face lines, or hike over and scramble down to gain Goodros/Generation Gap
-Yellow Peril Wall - Cool 10 and 12 face, easy 4th to the top

Almost anything in Ferguson is accessible from the top!

Sam Cannon · Mar 10, 2017 · Salt Lake City, UT · Joined May 2012 · Points: 762
Awesome thanks

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