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Submitted By: joshf on May 4, 2009
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Description 

Routes from 1 pitch to 300 feet. The easiest approach for this rock is the lower Crystal Theater approach. There are two main faces titled South Face and The Nose. Note, there is a permanent rappel station easily found if you scramble around the backside ofsome large summit blocks. Any route that summits will use this station

Getting There 

Hike the lower road staying on the upper fork when you reach the, "theater." Walk uphill staying close to the ridge line and Gamma will soon come into view. Cross over a drainage and head up the last bit to the crag.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.2 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]


Featured Route For Gamma

Hooves and Claws 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  MT : Crystal Theater / Babcock S... : Gamma
P1 (5.10d): Climb past a single bolt to a flake system, pass another few bolts and the steep layback crux of the pitch. Exit left in the hand crack. Mantle onto a dike and climb the friction slab up and right to a two bolt belay. P2 (5.7): Climb corner crack up to a face. End on a dirt ramp and belay off rock jutting out over east face. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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By Dan Bachen
Mar 1, 2011
The raps off the top are sketch. The tree is dead and looks pretty weathered. when we topped out it was easier to down climb the gully and the slab below to the anchors for the top of the sport climbs in the corridor. Also if anyone has a drill and the motivation the bolts at the anchors are looking a bit old and the other set is a pair of old loose welded cold shunts.