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Five Fingers Area Rock Climbing 

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A relatively easy area, with mainly trad routes. Some protect well, others don't. If you are looking for an alternate spot to climb when Schoolroom is busy, come here. The rock is a little dirtier then the rest of Gate.

Getting There 

Approach as per Schoolroom, and continue east, along the trail which turns into a ledge system.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Five Fingers Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Five Fingers Area:
Chicken Chickenhead   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Hornet's Rest   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Five Fingers 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Five Fingers Area
One route with a whole lot of climbing options, Five Fingers is a series of bottoming cracks and grooves that parallel each other, creating "fingers" in between. Most of these options are easy, but the climbing is technical. The rock quality is sharp and gritty, which tends to exfoliate individual crystals. Deeper in the cracks, the rock quality improves significantly, providing more security for jamming and the occasional jug. There crack on the far right is wider than the rest, and is prob...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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