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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.


24 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',5],['5.9',3],['5.10',5],['5.11',3],['5.12',4],['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 Waterfront, The:
Losing My Religion    5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 205'   
Certain Death   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
Comfort Zone   5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Baja Breakdown   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Barefoot in Barbados   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Disco Duck   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Acapulco Arete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Disco Chicken   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c R     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
On the Waterfront   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Flirtin' Death   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ E6 6b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   
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Disco Duck 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  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 climb climbs the rightward trending crack, that stays left of the bolt line. A very fun climb, Disco Duck well deserves to be climbed regularly, as its only drawback is it's length and tricky pro. This climb starts easy, uses a fun hand crack, and then climbe to a ledge. The rightward sweep is the reason you came, ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Upper Waterfront routes, from left to right: <br />Beam Me Up, Scotty! (Red) <br />Uncertain Death, aka "the Pope's Nose" (Green) <br />Flirtin' Death (Yellow) <br />Certain Death (Blue) <br /> <br />Perseverance (Purple) is visible in the upper left hand corner.
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