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East to south-east facing with loads of morning sun. Goes into the shade around 4pm. Not crowded, but it is visited. Rock can be kitty-gritty, but the traveled routes are clean and climb really well.
Park at the Gate parking area. Skirt up, around, and east of the Gate buttress, following the steep and sometimes loose trail that generally stays right next to the cliff itself. Allow about 15 minutes for the approach.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Gate Buttress:
Only Human Var. 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
The Flakes 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
El Chollo 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
To Air is Human 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
El Segundo 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Christopher of the Everglades 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
El Pipe Dream 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Bloodline 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
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To Air is Human 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b UT : Wasatch Range : ... : East Gate Buttress
Killer edge climbing with closely spaced bolts above a roof. Turn the corner and pull onto a red, crystalline slab for 3 bolts. Then a little gear in an easy crack and three more bolts up a perfect slab to the anchors of El Guapo....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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