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Bouldering in Little Cottonwood


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123 Total Routes


['4 Stars',14],['3 Stars',48],['2 Stars',33],['1 Star',27],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',29],['V2-3',51],['V4-5',22],['V6-7',12],['V8-9',5],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',3],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bouldering:
Direct North Face of Shothole   V0 4     Boulder, 1 pitch, 10'   Secret Garden : All Thumbs Boulder
South Face   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Cabbage Patch
Secret Garden Arete   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Secret Garden : Copperhead Boulder
Double Dyno   V2 5+     Boulder, 9'   Cabbage Patch
Blunder   V3- 6A     Boulder, 16'   Warm-up Area : Blunder Boulder
Fat Albert Gang   V3 6A     Boulder   Cabbage Patch
Riverside Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   The Riverside : Shivers Boulder
Standard Overhang   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   Gate Boulders : The Standard Overhang Bould...
Dean Problem - Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 1 pitch, 16'   Cabbage Patch
Surprise Ending   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Gate Boulders : Gate Boulder
Surfboard   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   5 Mile Boulders
Twisted   V4+ 6B+     Boulder, 12'   Secret Garden : Copperhead Boulder
Fungus   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Cabbage Patch
Smiley Right   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   5 Mile Boulders
Baldy   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   5 Mile Boulders
Lances Dihedral   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Secret Garden : Copperhead Boulder
Mr Smiley   V6 7A     Boulder   5 Mile Boulders
Barfly   V8 7B     Boulder, 12'   Gate Boulders : The Standard Overhang Bould...
Bear Hug   V8 7B     Boulder, 14'   Secret Garden : Copperhead Boulder
The Monolith   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c V3 6A R     Trad, Boulder, 30'   Cabbage Patch
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Isabelle's

Isabelle's V5 6C  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Standard Overhang Bould...
Start on the obvious crescent shaped hold near the center of the overhang with both hands, which is also the start of Superfly. Make a big move up and left up to the gaston, then either top out straight up, or top out a bit right on the Superfly jug. This problem seems almost like an eliminate until you pull onto the starting hold and realize moving up and left is far easier than going right to the Superfly crimp. A nice variant. Not to be confused with Iron Cross, which goes right to the Su...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Emerson Takahashi
From: SLC, UT
Nov 26, 2010

Hey, can anyone tell me if you can climb here in the winter, like december/january?

i want to make a ski/climbing trip this winter...

By bheller
From: SL UT
Nov 27, 2010

You can occasionally climb in LCC in winter, but certainly don't count on it. With that said, Momentum for routes and the SLC Front for bouldering are both awesome gyms!

By jason-T
From: Denver, CO
Aug 12, 2011

Is there a bouldering guide book to the area?? And what is season for this area? Thanks!

By Emerson Takahashi
From: SLC, UT
Jun 1, 2012

Jason,
check out:
tinyurl.com/7oo8g3s
Utah Bouldering
That book covers climbing in Little Cottonwood, Ogden, Joe's Valley, Ibex and Big Bend.

Season here tends to be March - June and picks up again around September - whenever there's too much snow.
Climbing in the summer is limited since it gets so hot, so you have to drive up to White Pine or find some really good shade.

By Reedrombo
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 6, 2012

Yo, left my Petzl chalkbag in the Gate bouldering area. Its tan-ish and has a little guy climbing on it (the little dudes eye is bulging) and its a zip up with a black metolius biner on it. Left it up there Friday Oct 5, 2012, if you gots it and you're generous, hit me up

By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
Jul 26, 2013

Looking pretty good... You might want to borrow a black bible if you can, half of the boulder and problems at WPS are already named.