If the Purple Wall becomes a popular destination crag, you can always retreat to the Maybird East Side, just so long as you brought your trad rack. These routes are in the sun until around 2 hours before sunset, and there was hardly a breeze. The rock quality here is superficially good, but sounds pretty hollow when thumped. Still, the Maybird East Side offers three moderate traditional routes that are all about having fun.
Follow the approach to the Purple Wall. From the remnants of the stone huts, a dirt trail traverses across a rocky slope. Be careful, erosion happens quickly here. There are a few cairns that guide you up and around to the base of this area. A large pine tree grows out of the top of the arete. Tack on an additional 3 minutes to the Purple Wall approach.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Maybird East Side:
Feline Stall Tactics 5.8 Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
PetThePussy 5.8+ Trad, 1 pitch, 75 feet
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Feline Stall Tactics 5.8 UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Maybird East Side
Feline Stall Tactics starts in a crack inside a small dihedral to the left of the primary corner. It climbs over the arete and into this primary corner system. This section of the climb is shared with Pentapussy. There are some cool fingerlocks and stems inside the main corner system. Climb the handcrack that diagonals up and to the left through the crux roof and enjoy the sweet flake above. Rather than aiming directly for the tree, climb the slab above the flake and then downclimb to the t...[more] Browse More Classics in UT