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Location: 37.6722, -113.0375 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: _E Kingpin 5.8+ Slab climbing on good edges past ...


The main area contains most of the climbs at the bowling alley. Excellent area if you are looking for a quick fix close to town. This area is the first one to dry in the spring.

Soft Rock Warning: Sandstone is compressed sediment and can become brittle when wet. Please wait at least 24 hours after a rainstorm before climbing in this area.

Getting There 

Drive up Cedar canyon approximately one mile, park at the pull off on the north side of the street. You will be across from the foot bridge that spans the river. The Cliffs will be to you immediate west follow the obvious path 50 yards up the hill to the base of kingpin.

Climbing Season

For the Cedar Canyon area.

Weather station 0.4 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Area:
The Direct Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   
Velvet Jones   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   
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Featured Route For Main Area
Rock Climbing Photo: The Direct route after the first placement.

The Direct Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  UT : Cedar City : ... : Main Area
(P1)The dihedral just to the right of King Pin. Climb unprotected (5.3) for 35' until you reach the dihedral. Follow dihedral for 50-60 feet to a bomber 3 bolt and chain anchor.(60 meter rope required, 70 meter would be better) This pitch is 5.8.(P2) Traverse right up steeper rock with the crux near the top of the route. Anchors for second pitch are far left. They are the same anchors as the 2nd pitch of King Pin and need to be replaced.(60m rope required)Descend via 2 single rope (60M) rapp...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Rock Climbing Photo: _A “300” 5.11b/c Follows 6 bolts trending left t...
BETA PHOTO: _A “300” 5.11b/c Follows 6 bolts trending left t...
Rock Climbing Photo: _D Gutterball  5.10 b/c Found just left of the mai...
BETA PHOTO: _D Gutterball 5.10 b/c Found just left of the mai...
Rock Climbing Photo: Climb the open book to the right of kingpin.  The ...
BETA PHOTO: Climb the open book to the right of kingpin. The ...

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