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Burr Trail / Long Canyon  


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Location: 37.9012, -111.425 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Orphaned on Jun 6, 2007
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Springtime Peregrine closures (it lasts until the end summer)

Description 

This place couldn't be more suited to the lazy soft rock climber. Stumble out the car door and you can climb with in 5 steps. Longer approaches await the motivated climber willing to do some exploring.

Getting There 

The best way is to drive to Boulder Utah and the signage is very well marked, it's one of the towns only tourism draws so locals will know where it is. Also at the entrance to the Burr Trail there is a nice restaurant/brewery to grab some beer and grub.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.2 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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]


Featured Route For Burr Trail / Long Canyon
5.8 Corner, The Gulch (Burr Trail), UT

5.8 Corner 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  UT : Burr Trail / Long Canyon
A fun left-facing corner on the west side of The Gulch. Jam and lieback to glory. Gets direct AM sun. This part of the canyon is not in the raptor closure area.This route is described in Bjornstad's 'Desert Rock IV' (2003:410-411)....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of Burr Trail / Long Canyon Slideshow Add Photo
Another splitter, unknown crack in Long's
Another splitter, unknown crack in Long's
Unknown systems in Long's Canyon
Unknown systems in Long's Canyon
Looking down Burr Trail and, further, into Long's ...
BETA PHOTO: Looking down Burr Trail and, further, into Long's ...
Face in Long's Canyon
BETA PHOTO: Face in Long's Canyon
....and another unknown system....
BETA PHOTO: ....and another unknown system....
Unknown routes (potential?) in Long's
BETA PHOTO: Unknown routes (potential?) in Long's
...and some more...
BETA PHOTO: ...and some more...

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By Shawn Tracy
Feb 25, 2011
Anyone got any more beta on routes here? Visited this place during a family vacation a while back and was stuck by the multiple splitters and lack of informaiton.
By Scott W
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 11, 2011
Still no beta huh? Anyone want to go exploring? I'm game!
By Stevie Nacho
From: Utah
Apr 11, 2011
I know some stuff.

Email me @ buildingeye@gmail.com
By Roy Suggett
Nov 9, 2014
I am a local and have seen many great looking routes in the area that are unpublished. One would hope the creators would feel obliged to post. Otherwise, "someone" will post them and give credit to somebody named "unknown". Shame, many of the lines are really good! Back in the day, I understood keeping secrets. There were only a few of us and to make noise about an area created a crowd of we few. Today with the legions of climbers, more areas seem to disperse us thus creating a better situation for all.
By Darren Knezek
Nov 10, 2014
Here's some info from their webpage:
"The majority of areas suitable for climbing and canyoneering in the Monument are located within Wilderness Study Areas. Since wilderness preservation is part of BLM’s multiple-use mandate, WSAs are managed so as to not impair the suitability of such areas for preservation as wilderness. Non-impairment means that activities within WSAs must be both temporary and create no new surface disturbance. Bolts and other fixed anchors do not meet these criteria. Therefore they are not allowed in WSAs.

According to BLM Manual 6330 – Management of BLM Wilderness Study Areas, “Rock climbing and caving are allowed as long as these activities meet the non-impairment criteria. The placement of permanent fixed anchors (e.g., bolts) or artificial holds is not allowed unless it meets one of the exceptions to the non-impairment standard, e.g. for emergencies, such as search and rescue operations. Any impacts from emergency actions must be restored to a substantially unnoticeable condition following the emergency situation. Generally, fixed anchors placed prior to FLPMA (Federal Land Policy Management Act, 1976) will not be removed unless their presence creates—directly or indirectly—impacts that exceed the non-impairment standard.”

Long Canyon seems to be in two study areas. Steep Creek and North Escalante Canyons.