Type: Ice, 230 ft (70 m), 2 pitches
FA: George Lowe and Mark McQuarrie 1964/1965
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Shared By: Jeff B on Dec 31, 2001 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

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Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Description

Nice route on the granite rocks of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Channel 4 News did a story on ice climbing here in 2001 with us.

Protection

Two pitches, first pitch is very easy, WI 2-3. Second pitch ends with a 15 foot pillar. Descent is best rappelling off trees.

Toprope Protection

Half way up the route there are pitons in the rock for toproping.

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