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The Dihedrals Area portion of the Gate Buttress has many fine climbs, most being dihedrals! Nearly all the routes are 5.9 or harder, except for Satan's Corner (5.8). For the most part, the climbs are single pitch with not much fixed gear.
Park at the pull-outs 1 1/4 miles up the canyon. This is the same spot as used for the Schoolroom area. Find a climber's trail just west of the parking which cruises past the popular Gate Boulder. Follow the trail through switchbacks more or less straight up to the obvious dihedrals. Some scrambling is required before getting to the base of the climbs.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dihedrals Area:
Satan's Corner 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
Lisa's Shoulder 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Half-A-Finger 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Equipment Overhang Right 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Black and White John and Mary 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Stem the Tide 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b R Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Equipment Overhang 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 70'
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Satan's Corner 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Dihedrals Area
Super classic jam crack. Stout for 5.8, and gear can be a little strenuous to place at times. Start in the same spot as Beckey's Wall. Satan's Corner can be done in 1 or 2 pitches, but I'd recommend doing it in a single pitch. Fairly sustained, both pitches are 5.8.P1) Climb the vertical hand jam crack on the wall left of Beckey's Wall. The crux comes at a spot where the crack is too wide for easy foot jamming. Belay at a good sized ledge with a hand sized crack for setting an anchor.P2) C...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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