Climbing Iron Hayden Wall Uintas is located on the West face of Mt. Hayden in the Uinta mountains of northern Utah. Mt Hayden is an eye catching peak as you can see it from the Mirror lake Highway for several miles.

The climbing routes are mixed trad and sport. Difficulty ranging from 5.9 to 5.11+. Approach is about 1 hour.

The video below is PCP climbing route "Sun & Steel" which is a four pitch mostly sport route. P1=5.10c    P2=5.9   P3=5.10d   P4= 5.11b A couple smaller gear placements needed on Pitch #1   cam size .5 to #2

Climbing Iron Hayden Wall Uintas
Climbing Iron Hayden Wall Uintas

Access

Approach takes a little over an hour. Approx. 4 miles and 700 feet of elevation gain.

Park at Highline trail head off of the Mirror lake highway and head east for about a mile until the trail splits. head north toward the middle section of Mt Hayden. Trail is marked with cairns.

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