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The Big Guy

V2 X, Boulder, 30 ft (9 m),  Avg: 3.9 from 23 votes
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Utah > Wasatch Range > Central Wasatch > Little Cottonwo… > Boulders - Litt… > Swamp Boulders
Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Description

Although this problem is completely manufactured by past roadwork or quarrying, the drill scars provide the holds for an outstanding climb. Climb the thirty-foot tall, drill-scared arĂȘte on the west face of the boulder, at the edge of the river.

Protection

Pads (2 bolts on top)

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Chris Healy workin the Big Guy. Photo cred: Three Peak Films.
[Hide Photo] Chris Healy workin the Big Guy. Photo cred: Three Peak Films.
Nice Arete Climbing
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First climb of the trip and it didn't disappoint!
[Hide Photo] First climb of the trip and it didn't disappoint!
Nick crushing
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The point of no return.
[Hide Photo] The point of no return.
Chalking up before topping out
[Hide Photo] Chalking up before topping out
Nice aesthetic warmup!
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The Big Guy
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Here we go
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ferrells on pre work run up Big Guy (2/2)
[Hide Photo] ferrells on pre work run up Big Guy (2/2)
ferrells on pre work run up Big Guy (2/2)
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ferrells on pre-work ascent of Big Guy (1/2)
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Ian Brown
Utah
[Hide Comment] Any body have any information about the other lines on this boulder? Thank you. Nov 7, 2018
John Nguyen
Fairfax, VA
  V1-2 R
[Hide Comment] To get off, downclimb the backside and have your spotter bring you a pad to jump down Oct 20, 2020