Avg: 2.7 from 3 votes
Routes in Monument Canyon
|Big Bertha T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Big Foot T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Carter Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Circle, Square, and the Triangle T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Da Nada 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b C3-|
|Desert Solitaire T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c C1|
|Egypt Rock - The Revolution Will Not be Televised T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R|
|Elephant Head T,S,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Euro Route T,S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c|
|Friends Can't Be Trusted S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a|
|Get A Life T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b|
|Higher Mind Dynamics S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c|
|It Ain't Over Til It's Loose T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b|
|Left Dihedral aka Dihedral 1 aka First Dihedral T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Luhr's Route aka Right Dihedral T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Monolith Spire - Dewar Dihedral T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b|
|Mormon Tea T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Out of the Frying Pan Into the Fire T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Pharaoh Point - Chimney Wide T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 R|
|Route 2 T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a|
|Route 4 T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a|
|Short Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Unknown Tower - Northwest Face T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R|
|Wide Load aka Route 3 T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Wingate Warrior S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Wizard I T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b|
|Type:||Aid, 500 ft, 4 pitches, Grade III|
|FA:||AC Robertson and Todd Warren, 1997?|
|Page Views:||988 total, 8/month|
|Shared By:||Jesse Zacher on Jan 20, 2008|
|Admins:||Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac|
DescriptionPitch 1: The crux is 30 feet off the ground where you have to face some blown out piton scars. Bad gear and a fall might end you up on the talus. This goes clean, do not bring a hammer, there is already enough rock damage. Once you high step the last pecker scar trend right with the giant flake and make a semi free move to gain a rotten crack that widens to #5/6. Be careful of the block below the anchors as it is detached.
Pitch 2: is C1-ish through a roof and up a flare to belay anchors.
Pitch 3: was short and solid to a natural anchor on the right side of a good ledge. Probably C1+ on the FA but I thought it would go free at 10ish. Anybody know?
Pitch 4: was no fun with some big loose blocks stacked in the back of the chimney. It was getting pretty dark and we may have missed an easier way to get up. 5.9 moves and a lot of 4th class/ easy 5th class and a couple aid moved because Im a chicken when its dark.
Descent: walked off toward town. Stay high on the rock until the last bit. We scrambled down to soon (to the west) and had to do a bunch of unnecessary bushwhacking.