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White Wave Wall  


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Location: 40.4507, -111.6711 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: White Wave Wall 1 Naked Nebula 5.12a 2 Naked Knuck...

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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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Josh Graham nearing the top on a beautiful fall af...

The Edge of Chaos 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : White Wave Wall
A really enjoyable jug haul with a remarkably airy lower-off or rappel. The Edge of Chaos has some exciting, hard moves interspersed with good rests.Get past the initial two bolts by classic AF pocket pulling over the starting overhang. The start is a bit tricky because the feet are thin, and after the first obvious ones, the correct pockets/jugs are a bit hard to find.Continue up and right on less-than-vertical terrain to the third bolt, and then things get steeper. There are some fun ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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