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Ska Block  


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Location: 40.265, -111.6235 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on Apr 21, 2008
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Description 

Located between the Red Slab and the Black Rose area. Just above a lower tier with a nice easy trad climb (good access) It is the left leaning tower/block that looks like it might fall off the edge.

Getting There 

Three options
a)Climb the easy trad climb up to ledge with trees.
b)Climb a really short 4th class section on the lower teir to the right of the trad climb.
c)scramble down and left from the top of red slab

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.7 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Ska Block:
Guns of Navarone   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Tristan getting started. The climb is steeper than...

Guns of Navarone 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Ska Block
You can go to the left a bit and clip the first bolt before you start climbing. The climb starts with your left hand on a good sidepull and your right hand way out right on the arete. Do a move or two to get up to the nice horizontal jug. Clip the second bolt from there. Do a heel hook and make a move out to the right arete. There is a good undercling just over the arete that you can't really see while you're climbing. Grab the undercling, get your feet up, and clip the third bolt. The redpoint ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Tristan Higbee
From: Cambodia
Apr 27, 2008
The most direct approach option is to scramble up from the Black Rose area. Requires some 4th class climbing for a few feet, but is easy enough to do.