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Chicken Wire S 
Hole In The Rock T 
If The Fall Doesnt Kill You A Car Will S 
Layback Crack T 
Outer Rim T 
Sudden Exposure S 
Twinkle Toes T 

Hole in the Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.23831, -111.91012 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: JGold on May 17, 2007
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Afternoon shade. great sport climbing, good rock quality, well protected. you can park right by the base of the wall, no approach.

Getting There 

go up ogden canyon(12th street, about 2 miles past the waterfall at the mouth of the canyon. look for a large parking area o the south side of the canyon.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.3 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Hole in the Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hole in the Rock:
Sudden Exposure   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
If The Fall Doesnt Kill You A Car Will   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
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If The Fall Doesnt Kill You A Car Will 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Hole in the Rock
classic climb, small holds to whole way up. there is a big loose flake or rock up there, dont touch it, it could fall and likely kill the belayer and hit the cars below. belayer needs to be anchored at the bottom...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By wasatch-mtn-man
Jun 10, 2009
Very easy to TR the bottom wall by scrambling up to the left. There are two sets of bolts. The lower set is out on the face and are a bit older but seem fine. A fall could potentially pull the block off where these bolts are. Better to use the top set of bolts that are two Fixe bolts connected by a chain and a nice rap ring to come down off of. These are located on a nice ledge about 7-8 feet up and to the right of the bolts on the face.

We should try talking with Ogden City to see if we could get those wires moved further out on the face so they are not in the way.
By Riddler
From: Centerville, UT
Jun 10, 2009
Unfortunately, the Ogden Area Climbing Guide has no first ascent information. I don’t have any of the older, out-of-print guides; maybe there is some info there?

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