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Description 

Good shady summer spot. A little longer approach seems to keep the other humans away. Good small, steep overhanging, crag with five routes from 10b-12c

Getting There 

park 4.2 miles up big cottonwood canyon in a parking lot immediately before the "S curve" on the right as if going to lake blanche. Trail begins opposite lake blanche trailhead on the south-side of the parking lot

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.4 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',2],['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 Broads Fork:
Misery   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Dumb Broads   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Plimsol Line   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Plimsol Line 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Broads Fork
Climb past 6 bolts up the ever-steepening prow using juggy holds at first then hard pinches and crimps and even a few sloppers up high for good measure.The climbing is fairly sustained and the long burly moves at the crux will feel harder than 12b due to the pump factor and the feet which insist on not being where you need them.Keep a bit of forearm strength for the awkward and sloppy moves that get you on the ramp at the 6th bolt or you'll flail within reach of the anchors...Finally, watch your...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By R O'Connor
Jun 20, 2013
This wall doesn't look like much but this place is a blast.