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Disco Chicken S,TR 
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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 
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Waterfront Cave T 

Waterfront, The  


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Description 

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.

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25 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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'   
Disco Duck   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Barefoot in Barbados   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Acapulco Arete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Head On   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
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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Certain Death 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Waterfront, The
This route was probably named this scary name because it was first climbed back when large protection was unavailable. With modern big gear one could sew it up if the climbing gear budget was big enough.The large OW is visible from the schoolroom area and once at the base, you can really see how big it really is. My guess is that you will be frustratingly close to squeezing into the chimney. Close but no cigar.Right side in, or left side in... that is always debatable. And I have had multipl...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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