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Routes in Iron Hayden Wall

B.O.D T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Beer Mule T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Evil That Men Do, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Killers T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
King of Twilight T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Run To The Hills T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Runnin' Free T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Stairway to Hayden T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Easy Snow
Sun & Steel T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Where Vultures Dare T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, Alpine, 400 ft, 4 pitches
FA: PC Crew 2008
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Shared By: Craig Martin on Jun 13, 2013
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details

Location

This route is located on the right side of the Iron Hayden Wall, just left of an obvious crack system (Where Vultures Dare). Look for a line of yellow bolt hangers.

Description

This is an exciting route on good rock with a cool position.

Sunlight, falling on your steel,
Death in life is your ideal,
Life is like a wheel - rolling on and on!
Sun & Steel, Iron Maiden

Pitch 1: Start just left of the obvious crack of Where Vultures Dare below an obvious bolt line w/yellow hangers and just right of a large roof 30’ up. Pull a devious crux and climb past 7 bolts (pumpy) until a thin crack comes into play. Follow the crack to a 3 bolt anchor on a marginal stance. 5.10c, 100’.

Pitch 2: Climb to the left off the anchor and follow bolts on a nicely exposed arête to a ledge (The Vultures Nest) with a 3 bolt belay. 5.9, 100’.

Pitch 3: Climb up the steep, wide crack to the left of the anchor. Make an exposed move out of the crack to the left below a roof. Pull past the roof on its left side and follow bolts and gear placements up a steep face. Belay on a blocky ledge from a 2 bolt anchor. An intimidating pitch. 5.10d, 100’.

Pitch 3 Variation: Beer Mule.

Pitch 4: Begin 10’ left of the anchor at a bolt and climb up passing more bolts on a steep face heading for the right side of a large roof. Pass the roof and perform several insecure layback/sidepull moves up to a ledge . Belay from 2 bolts. 5.11b/c, 90’.

Protection

Single rack to a #3 Camalot, many bolts.
60 Meter Rope.
Helmet.

Descent

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drewford
Wasatch Back, UT
  5.11a
drewford   Wasatch Back, UT
  5.11a
Great route! Highly recommend doing the Beer Mule variation on P3, and linking both of those pitches to the belay below the last pitch. We straightened out the last pitch by going straight up off the belay and skipping the first two bolts out left which we thought would create drag. A red camalot protects it well. Be careful pulling onto the summit ledge - lots of choss. A great outing - thanks PC crew! Sep 5, 2017
Blake Summers
Park City, Utah
 
Blake Summers   Park City, Utah
 
PC CREW!! Thanks for the rad route! Seriously great climbing up there. You guys rule! Aug 21, 2015
Daniel Winder
  5.11-
Daniel Winder  
  5.11-
With a little back cleaning pitches 1 and 2 are easily linked without drag. We placed 1 piece on pitch 1 and a couple on 3. Nothing larger than a red camalot was needed. Jul 5, 2014
Kurt Howes
  5.11a/b
Kurt Howes  
  5.11a/b
Great fun route on good rock and awsome views. I thought the first 3 pitches were a titch harder than stated grades and the fourth a titch easier (5.11-). Placed once piece of pro on P2 (a light rack suffices), and p4 is all bolts. Did the 10.d on top rope and found it as good as the 10a variation for P3. I'd really like to know some details on the other existing routes on this wall; please. Plenty of cairns to guide your way up. No mosquitos up there on June 29th, no snow crossings, no people, and I was in my puffy. Thanks for the route equipping. Jul 1, 2013