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White Wave Wall  


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Location: 40.4507, -111.6711 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: richard magill on Aug 18, 2004
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BETA PHOTO: White Wave Wall
1 Naked Nebula 5.12a
2 [[10722252...

Located in a National Forest Fee Area MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Cool looking wall - it looks just like a big tidal wave. Starts slabby and easy and then steepens into a burly overhang. This isn't a huge crag but there are several good routes.

Getting There 

Park at the Gray Cliffs parking area, 1.7 miles up canyon from the visitor center. Follow the paved trail until it turns into a dirt trail that goes up the hill to crags. This is the Hard Rock area. Follow the trail up canyon (along the base of the crags) past a couple of crags. You will walk past the south face of Hard Rock to White Wave Wall (which you can't miss - it looks like a white wave). If you get to the grayish Escape Buttress, you have gone too far.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.4 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',3],['5.12',4],['5.13',1],['>=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 White Wave Wall:
The Edge of Chaos   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Virtual Reality   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Sandbagged by the Weatherman   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Naked Nebula   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Knuckle Up   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For White Wave Wall
Hayden on his red point.  Wearing the wrong colors for a picture.  :)

Naked Nebula 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : White Wave Wall
This route probably deserves 4 stars, but I don't think it is quite as good as the 4 star routes on the Billboard. So really it probably gets 3 and a half stars. Also, this is probably the easiest 12a tick in American Fork, which may be of interest to some folks! After numerous AF sandbags, you might find this route to be more in the ballpark of what you expect for 12a. This is the farthest left route on the Wave as you are facing it. Just right of it is a 12d called Knuckle Up, and there is a...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of White Wave Wall Slideshow Add Photo
The White Wave <br />1 <a href='/v/naked-nebula/105741125'>Naked Nebula</a> 5.12a <br />2 <a href='/v/naked-knuckle/107222525'>Naked Knuckle</a> 5.13a <br />3 <a href='/v/knuckle-up/106600002'>Knuckle Up</a> 5.12d <br />4 Unknown <br />5 <a href='/v/the-edge-of-chaos/106128914'>The Edge of Chaos</a> 5.11b/c <br />
BETA PHOTO: The White Wave
1 Naked Nebula 5.12a
2 [[107222525...
added route Rhinoplasty 12+, is mostly fixed, pretty cool (not my photo)
BETA PHOTO: added route Rhinoplasty 12+, is mostly fixed, pret...

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