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Emigration Canyon Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.75362, -111.79652 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Aug 21, 2011
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Description 

Emigration Canyon is a nice, yet small, subset canyon of Salt Lake City. Running east/northeast - west, Emigration Canyon climbs out of the valley from the University of Utah and ends on HW 65 at the Little Dell Resevoir of East Canyon.

Mostly on private property the climbing etiquette is that of a quiet one. Don't be heard, try not to be seen. There are a small handful of areas found in Emigration Canyon, be weary, be wise, be careful and just go have fun.

If you find yourself in the neighborhood, do some chossyoneering!! then when your done check out Ruth's Diner or grab a drink at the Sun and Moon Cafe

Who knew choss could be such a destination?!?

Getting There 

If coming from the north, south, or west, get to Foothill Drive and take it to Sunnyside Avenue and the Hogle Zoo, continue east into Emigration Canyon. See individual areas for crag directions.

Climbing Season

For the Wasatch Range area.

Weather station 1.1 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',5],['5.10',4],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Emigration Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Emigration Canyon:
Coyote On The Move   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Freeze Creek
The Choss Stands Alone   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   This is the Choss. . . A Ch...
Chossalicious!   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   This is the Choss. . . A Ch...
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Emigration Escape A1  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : War Wall
This ascends another very dirty crack system which is north facing and also in the "War Wall". A good wall to top rope and is probably a grovel of a 5.11+ if done free....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By bus driver
Aug 22, 2011
thanks for setting up an "Emigration Canyon" area. Cool for downtowners that there are enough routes to warrant it.
By grk10vq
Administrator
Aug 22, 2011
no problem.

i think emigration canyon is great.
i think the rock up there is crap.
i think climbing is fun regardless of quality, location, or whatever.
i think you could have a great day bouncing from area to area here.
i think i think too much.

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