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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
Holy Smoke S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Killers T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
King of Twilight T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Powerslave S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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
Wrathchild T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Trad, Snow, Alpine, 2000 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Craig Martin on Jun 27, 2013
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Access Issue: Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details

Description

If you are looking for a good day hike in the Uintas, this may be it. Allow for 2.5 - 3 hours to the summit.

Follow the approach info to the Iron Hayden Wall. From the base of the wall head right and up into a wide couloir. Hike up this couloir until it ends staying mostly on the left side and following a staircase of mostly solid rock. At the top, climb a short 4th class step on the left to get out of the couloir. Continue up a ridgeline heading for the summit (South) ridge. Follow the South ridge to the summit.

Descent: Reverse the route.

Location

Hayden Peak west face.

Protection

This route consists of mostly hiking with some scrambling and lots of exposure. In spring and early summer much of this route will be under snow. Bring appropriate gear for exposed snow climbing at that time.

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