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Left Fork

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8 Mile Area 
A River Runs Through It 
Big Joe 
Crack Boulder 
Damn Boulders 
Gully, The 
Halloween Town 
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Right Sign Area 
Riverside Boulders 
Road Damage 
Sandbox, The 
Trent's Mom Boulder 
Vendetta Area 

Left Fork Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Peter Franzen on Oct 30, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Left Fork Topo


The Left Fork has a high concentration of great areas. The Riverside area is by far the most popular due to the number of easier problems. Parking can be an issue there since it's adjacent to the Big Joe area which also sees a lot of traffic.

Getting There 

Take a left at the split, following signs to Joe's Valley Reservoir.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.9 miles from here

121 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',24],['3 Stars',53],['2 Stars',39],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Left Fork

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Left Fork:
The Angler   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Riverside Boulders
Don't Leave Too Soong   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Riverside Boulders
The Kraken   V4 6B R     Boulder, 35'   Raiden Area
Plan 9 From Outer Space   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Trent's Mom Boulder
Wax or Wane   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Damn Boulders : Nerf Wall
Kelly's Arete   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Riverside Boulders
Kill by Numbers   V5 6C     Boulder, 8'   Mine cart area
Wills A Fire   V6 7A     Boulder   Right Sign Area
Raiden   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   Raiden Area
Low Tide   V6 7A     Boulder   Riverside Boulders
Scary Monsters   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Big Joe
Feels Like Grit   V6+ 7A     Boulder, 15'   Riverside Boulders
The Wind Below   V7 7A+     Boulder, 23'   Power Line Area
Black Sea aka The Dead Sea   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   8 Mile Area
They Call Him Jordan   V8 7B     Boulder   Right Sign Area
Anti-Future Plan   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   Trent's Mom Boulder
Worst Case Scenario   V9- 7C PG13     Boulder, 15'   Right Sign Area
Trent's Mom   V10 7C+     Boulder, 18'   Trent's Mom Boulder
Beyond Life   V10 7C+     Boulder   Right Sign Area
Eden   V10 7C+     Boulder, 15'   Eden : Eden Boulder
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Featured Route For Left Fork
Rock Climbing Photo: Brandon Bishoff paws around for holds on the slab....

Grateful Dead V4 6B  UT : Joe's Valley : ... : Raiden Area
Sit down start on the arete. Slap your way up onto the bulge using the gritty, sticky rock. Grab a slash pocket then work your way up a tricky slab to a frightening top out. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of Left Fork Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: jay ray on a new one 2010
jay ray on a new one 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: At the Riverside area
At the Riverside area

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By Karthik Sonty
Nov 20, 2013
If anyone's looking for Godsend, a dude name Peter did the heroic deed of making cairns that left from Beyond Life. And yea, the hike's a doozy but worth it.

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