8 Mile Area Rock Climbing
Very cool holds. Photo E. Williams.
Only a few problems (I know of) at this area. The two best are Girkha Knife and Dark Continent. Both problems can be seen from the road and rest roughly 50 yards uphill from the road.
Park at the 8 mile marker and walk to the edge (down canyon or upriver) of the sandy parking strip. There is not really an established trail getting up there at this time.
Weather station 10.9 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in 8 Mile Area
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Gurkha Knife V9 7C UT
: Joe's Valley
: ... : 8 Mile Area
This route begins on a small crimps for the left and right hands squeezing the arete. Climbs through the roof to a hemhock (crux) and a tricky and committing top out. Beta: From the two crimps throw up right to a decent jug. Left two up on the arete and do a big move to a could sloper jug. Walk feet up and grab a crimp at the edge of the roof with the right. Heel hook the jug that you just had your hand on and cross with the right to an awesome multi-pocket pinch. Toe down on the edge of the are...[more] Browse More Classics in UT