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The east face of Challenge Buttress is characterized by a complex topography including various outcroppings, aretes, and gullies.
Park at Stairs Gulch, and clamber up the bank on the SW of where the creek crosses the road. Follow the trail through the woods until you reach a fork; take the left fork for the east face.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Face:
MEGA 5.9- Sport, 1 pitch, 110 feet
Coral Bells Arete 5.9 Trad, 1 pitch, 70 feet
Chambered Nautilus 5.10a Sport, 1 pitch, 70 feet
Touch of Teflon 5.10d Trad, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Worthy Whoopsie 5.11- Sport, 2 pitches, 185 feet
Featured Route For East Face
Moral Bells Arete 5.8 UT : Wasatch Range : ... : East Face
Glen and I always felt that Contor and Taylor (FA of Coral Bells Arete) had cut that arete short. After replacement bolting that 20 year old line, we extended the pitch up. Clip the two-bolt belay and climb past two more bolts to the two bolt anchor. This makes for "more" of the Coral Bells Arete. The rock is excellent and required very little cleaning.CBA was not altered or changed in any way. The old spinners were pulled out and replaced by Mike White and ASCA. Thanks again for teaching us the...[more] Browse More Classics in UT