Hostess Gully - West Corridor Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Hostess Gully at Castle Rock from the loop trail
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AKA: Tasteful Wall - This is the gully on the Southwest side of the buttress, with a range of climbing difficulties.
Hike around the south side to the SW corner.
Weather station 14.2 miles from here
20 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Hostess Gully - West Corridor
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hostess Gully - West Corridor:
Fruit Pie 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 2 pitches, 200'
Zinger 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 3 pitches, 290'
13b 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 2 pitches, 130'
Slab Happy 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Red Rib 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 195'
Numbshull 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 190'
Blind Pig 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
Twinkie 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Earth Muffin 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Patina Atoll 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 160'
Ho Ho 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Hostess Gully - West Corridor
Patina Atoll 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c ID
: Castle Rocks
: ... : Hostess Gully - West Corrid...
This incredible and bizarre route starts with a ramp to an angled dihedral and then heads up to a lip edge where the fun begins. Puzzle through a continuous series of fascinating crux moves along the lip of a left-leaning rib, figuring out when it's best to move on top of the lip and when it's best to hang below it. This rib lip area has scattered patina plates with a lot of blank sections. Standing above the lip tends to be blank for hands. Near it's end, exit right and head up to an easy c...[more] Browse More Classics in ID
From: Alpine, Utah and Almo, Idaho
Nov 23, 2012
You can downclimb from the Hostess Gully routes (also Big Time) by going to the north side and downclimb the narrow arete to a big ledge, then move back southwest onto the vertical face and with some back and forth traversing, you end up at the top of the Hostess Gully - should you ever find yourself on top without a rope.
Probably 5.5 after you have done it a few times.
By Mr. Hummus
From: SLC, Utah
May 27, 2014
Honeymoon in Almo is not the furthest route to the left. There is a 5.9 that climbs several small roofs/bulges about 15 feet left of Honeymoon in Almo. Pretty fun route.