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Fucoidal Quartzite

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Adios Amigos S 
Begging For Bolts S 
Black Knight S 
Butt Ball T,TR 
Cannonball S 
Chromosone X S 
Chromosone Y S 
Cling or Swing S 
Community Effort S 
Cushions T,S 
Dream Realized S 
Drilling In The Dark S 
Flying Outhouse S 
Gill's Grace T 
Illusions S 
Illusions Extension 1 S 
Illusions Extension 2 S 
Jam Crack T 
Lieback Crack T 
Limestone Cowboy S 
Man and Woman S 
Mighty Mouse T,S 
Mission Statement S 
Mutation S 
Nebulous Precision  S 
Not S 
Pansy, The S 
Super Cannon Ball S 
Tennis Ball S 
Terminalogical Inexactitude S 
Tiny Toons T 
Tooth and Nail S 
Unsorted Routes:

Fucoidal Quartzite Rock Climbing 


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Location: 41.78063, -111.64374 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Jun 20, 2004  with updates from Zachary Read
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My wife Emily climbing Drilling in the dark.

Description 

Fucoidal Quartzite is some of the best rock in the canyon; hence, it is also very crowded. It is warm and not too far from the road.

Forty routes grace these walls; some being multipitch. The grades range from 5.5 to 5.12d.

Getting There 

Park at the paved parking area at mile marker 470.5. Scramble up to the climbs.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.1 miles from here

32 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',10],['5.11',9],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=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 Fucoidal Quartzite

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Fucoidal Quartzite:
Drilling In The Dark   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Lieback Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Jam Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad   
Mighty Mouse   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Community Effort   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Dream Realized   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Illusions   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Terminalogical Inexactitude   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Cushions   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch   
Begging For Bolts   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Mission Statement   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Illusions Extension 1   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 70'   
Limestone Cowboy   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Adios Amigos   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Man and Woman   5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 50'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Fucoidal Quartzite

Featured Route For Fucoidal Quartzite
Rock Climbing Photo: Alex working the crux on Man and Woman 13a/b

Man and Woman 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Fucoidal Quartzite
Awesome! A very continuous climb with mostly small crimps, and periodic 'jugs' and jugs. After mounting an inverted triangular piece of stone (origin of name?), rest on jugs for the short slab finish, as it is much harder than it looks. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of Fucoidal Quartzite Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: 1. Tooth and Nail 5.12b/c  2. Cannonball 5.10c  2a...
BETA PHOTO: 1. Tooth and Nail 5.12b/c 2. Cannonball 5.10c 2a...
Rock Climbing Photo: 1. Tennis Ball 5.8  2. Tooth and Nail 5.12b/c  3. ...
BETA PHOTO: 1. Tennis Ball 5.8 2. Tooth and Nail 5.12b/c 3. ...
Rock Climbing Photo: 1.Terminalogical Inaxtitude 5.10b/c  2.Gills grace...
BETA PHOTO: 1.Terminalogical Inaxtitude 5.10b/c 2.Gills grace...
Rock Climbing Photo: 1.Begging For Bolts 5.11a  2.Terminalogical Inaxti...
BETA PHOTO: 1.Begging For Bolts 5.11a 2.Terminalogical Inaxti...
Rock Climbing Photo: the first routes as you come up to Fucoidal Quartz...
BETA PHOTO: the first routes as you come up to Fucoidal Quartz...
Rock Climbing Photo: Fucoidal Quartzite from the road
BETA PHOTO: Fucoidal Quartzite from the road
Rock Climbing Photo: left to right 1. Limestone Cowboy 2. Tiny Toons 3....
BETA PHOTO: left to right 1. Limestone Cowboy 2. Tiny Toons 3....
Rock Climbing Photo: Tennis Ball
BETA PHOTO: Tennis Ball
Rock Climbing Photo: Drilling in the Dark
BETA PHOTO: Drilling in the Dark
Rock Climbing Photo: Drilling in the Dark
BETA PHOTO: Drilling in the Dark

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By alexa
From: logan
Jun 25, 2008
The geology sign got run over last summer and is no longer there.
By Chase Gee
From: Wyoming/ Logan Utah
May 7, 2009
Mile markers changed its now at 470 i believe.
By Aimee Bates
May 28, 2009
It is mile marker 470.5.
WTF? Someone find a whole 200 extra miles somewhere?? Don't ask the ranger about it, apparently a touchy subject : )
By scottso
From: St. George, Utah
Apr 8, 2012
Anyone know anything about the bolted arete between mission and community effort? Looks way run out.
By Brian Hestetune
From: Logan, UT
Apr 10, 2012
I remember TRing that last year. It felt like a mid 10 - low 11? Seemed like there was a possibility of an arete up the bum after the first bolt.
By Connor England
From: Tooele, Utah
Sep 15, 2012
Fun GoPro Lead climb video on Jam Crack 5.8

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