BETA PHOTO: A.Runout Ridge 5.7R B.Commitment 5.9R C.The Giraff...
Some great climbing, one of the best areas on the Reef.
Take the road that leads into Three Finger Canyon and park about a quarter mile before you reach the mouth of the canyon. Triple Buttress is directly ahead. One can follow a wash that starts to the right and eventually leads to the routes.
Climbing Season For the Eastern Reef Area.. AKA The Sandstone Alps area.
Weather station 18.1 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For M Crags
The Giraffe 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
: San Rafael Swell
: ... : M Crags
This climb takes a line up the left hand slab of the Triple Buttress formation (see coming Photo with routes marked)Named the Giraffe as a long neck is required on some sections.Starts up a shallow gully/groove directly below the slim dark dyke that forms the main feature of the route. P1) Up the groove to an alcove with large blocks. Thread belay 200' 5.6R..P2)Scramble easily to large ledge below the impressive open slab. 70'..P3). Follow the slim dark dyke to double anchor. 200'5.7R.. P4) The ...[more] Browse More Classics in Utah