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Waterfront, The

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L to R R to L Alpha
Acapulco Arete S 
Baja Breakdown T 
Barefoot in Barbados S,TR 
Certain Death T 
Chickenhead Holiday T 
Cold Duck T 
Comfort Zone S 
Disco Captain T,S 
Disco Chicken S,TR 
Disco Duck T 
Disco Lizard T,S 
Flirtin' Death T,S 
Flown the Coop S 
Gritman's Traverse T 
Head On T 
Just Hanging Out T 
Losing My Religion  T 
Mantels to Mazatlan S 
On the Waterfront T 
Seams Like the Seashore T 
Thin Slab S 
Tijuana Donkey Show T,TR 
Unknown T 
Unknown Slab S,TR 
Waterfront Cave T 

Waterfront, The Rock Climbing 

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Just west of Kermit's Wall/Perhaps Area is another section of cliffs called The Waterfront. Home to black streaked rock galore, The Waterfront boasts several bolted slab routes along with steep and difficult cracks. Not nearly as popular as Green A area's, The Waterfront is a nice locale to beat the crowds.

Getting There 

Park as for the Gate Buttress, and hike past the Tower Boulder. Continue through the talus field, angling up and west. Look for cairns as they are present. After the talus field ends, find the soft trail through the trees and bushes to the base of the Waterfront.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.3 miles from here

25 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Waterfront, The

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Waterfront, The:
Losing My Religion    5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 205'   
Waterfront Cave   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   
Certain Death   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
Comfort Zone   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Baja Breakdown   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Barefoot in Barbados   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Disco Duck   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Head On   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
Acapulco Arete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Disco Chicken   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Flown the Coop   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Gritman's Traverse   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 101'   
On the Waterfront   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Flirtin' Death   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   
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Featured Route For Waterfront, The
Rock Climbing Photo: Disco Chicken  Photo- Maura H.

Disco Chicken 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Waterfront, The
As you head west underneath the Waterfront, you will come to an obvious gully with black streaked rock, and a roof above a ledge. In this gully on the left wall are 3 routes. This is the left bolted line. It starts in a groove system with a bit of crack work, and then it enters a ladder of chickenheads. Good moves, excellent balance required. Consistently hard climbing forces you to rest stances which luckily can be had. The line is funky, but who said chickenheads had to be in a straight ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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