Upper Burner Wall Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Ol' Stasis and Hopscotch waiting for action.
This wall has a selection of good crack routes. Not a lot of attention is paid to this wall, although some excellent climbing exists.
The wall is located immediately northeast of the Burner Buttress. Make your way to the Bongeater Buttress, go around the East side of it and some manky trails lead up to the Burner Buttress. Go around the east side of the Burner Buttress to get to the Upper Burner Wall. Another good approach is to climb The Burner or Firestarter and then scramble down and right just a little to reach the base of the routes.
Climbing Season For the Little Cottonwood Canyon area.
Weather station 3.1 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Upper Burner Wall
Stasis 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Utah
: Wasatch Range
: ... : Upper Burner Wall
This route was originally done in two pitches, doing it in a single pitch seems to make the most sense.Climb up the easy groove to some interesting blocks in the middle of the face. From the blocks, climb the obvious left leaning crack across the face and around the corner to a gear belay on top of the cliff. The left leaning crack is very similar to the upper portion of Mexican Crack. It is basically a Mexican crack which feels like 5.11-. The rock is a bit gritty, but the line is classic a...[more] Browse More Classics in Utah