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Bongeater Buttress  


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Location: 40.5747, -111.7734 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is the buttress above the parking lot with the obvious dihedral. The dihedral is the infamous Bongeater and is an easy toprope to set up by scrambling up and right of the buttress. You might find a mountain goat guarding the chains.

Getting There 

The trail begins at the northeast corner of the parking lot.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bongeater Buttress:
Bongeater   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Prowser   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Bongeater Buttress
Getting steeper. Photo Keith Beisner

Bongeater 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Bongeater Buttress
The obvious dihedral. Some awkward climbing leads to a great hand crack which goes to fingers and finally to OW, which can be liebacked. The starting variation to the right is called Handeater....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Price
From: SLC, UT
Feb 20, 2010
I like this place. I got engaged here.
By Ben Folsom
Jan 15, 2012
This is a message to the group students at the Bongeater Buttress yesterday Jan 14 2012. (You borrowed my cam for the top of the route). When we were leaving I left my hiking poles under your stuff. Came back by there later in the day and they were gone. Would love to get them back if you see this post. My knees will thank you!