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An expanse of short but beautiful quartzite. This ribbon of happiness keeps the wanna-be's at bay by it's approach. It consists of mainly sport routes from 5.7 to 5.12b with edges, sidepulls, and pumpy climbing. The views from here are spectacular, both from the base, but more so from the top of the climbs.
Park at the S-curve. Take the trail to Lake Blanche. Don't cross the bridge, but continue up the faint trail, until you can cut across (right) to a large expanse of talus. Climb this talus attaining slabs that lead to the base of the wall. This talus is probably the worst I have ever encountered in the Wasatch.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Millstone:
Millstone Slab 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c R Trad, 1000'
Private Hell 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Angle of Repose 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Earthling 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 70'
Stone Ground 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
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Millstone Slab 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c R UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Millstone
Approach: Follow the standard approach to the Millstone climbing area. Take the trail towards Lake Blanch, following the pavement trail out of the parking lot, then the dirt trail up Mill B South. Instead of crossing the creek, take the well worn trail which stays on the west side of the drainage. This trail eventually leads to the large talus cone coming down from the Millstone climbing area. Follow the talus up, until just below the bottom of the steep, east facing rock climbing area (50-...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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