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The Balcony

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Location: 40.2647, -111.6101 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on May 12, 2008
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The Balcony as viewed from Solitary Misdemeanors.

Description 

Walk just past the Hidden Wall. Turn around, and look up and back left a bit and you will see one of the best cliffs in the whole canyon!

The wall faces east and is shady most of the day. Be ready with your best skin as most of the routes here are crimp-feasts! Every route is pretty darn awesome!


Getting There 

Head up a hard-to-see gully just past the [[105739774]. You will eventually be led to the crumbly wall on top of which The Balcony sits.

There is a 5.9-ish approach pitch. The approach pitch takes you up to the slopey ledge at the base of The Balcony.


3 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['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 The Balcony:
Learning to Fly   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport   
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Learning to freeze, on Learning To Fly. Climbing late in the season.

Learning to Fly 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Balcony
Amazing climb up some of the best limestone you could ever hold onto. Thin crimps lead up a dead vertical wall. The route feels a lot longer than it is, but there is a nice rest after the crux. The last few moves to the anchor require you to save a little... ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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This wall has seen a good amount of development since the Ruckman guidebook. The Climbing is Fantastic!
This wall has seen a good amount of development si...
10b on the far right of the wall.
10b on the far right of the wall.
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By Christian "crisco" Burrell
From: PG, Utah
Sep 20, 2009

There are a bunch of new lines up here. Check with the guys at Mountain Works for details.

By KipHenrie
From: centerville, utah
Jun 9, 2011

Left to right

5.12b Kin-A

5.12a Slacker

5.11d Learning to Fly

5.11c Snakejuice

5.12a

project

project

project

5.12c

5.12b

5.12a

5.12d

5.12c

5.12b

project

5.11c

project

5.10b

5.11a

By paaul
Jun 5, 2012

I'm pretty sure the second project mentioned is a 13b if you go to the very top.

By jacobb
Aug 23, 2012

Learning to fly is easy to find and extremely fun! Has a soloing anchor and small 11 D scratched into rock.