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Pioneer Park 


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Submitted By: wasatch-mtn-man on Apr 7, 2010
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Description 

On the north end of the city of St. George sits this public park that families and visitors love to explore. Looking north, you see the word 'Dixie' painted white on the cliff band right next to the road. Expect crowds at peak times but hosts a few fun boulder problems and some even newer bolted and top-roped routes in this typical desert sandstone. It is a hueco-tropolis of fun bouldering/climbing. Expect to find a fair amount of shattered glass, some engraved graffiti and trash. Watch those huecos for glass.

Perhaps someone that knows the area better can provide other details. I will post a few boulder problems and include pictures of a few short routes with names as well as others I am not familiar with. Because I don't know the boulder problem ratings, for now I will list them as V0.

Although I am from out of town, I decided to post the area so that others wishing to find easy access to bouldering while in the area would have some idea.

Todd Goss' book Rock Climbs of Southwest Utah provides an excellent overview of the area (and all other St. George areas for that matter) and can be picked up at the Desert Rat on St. George Boulevard or the Outdoor Outlet among other places. This guide is fantastic and even includes quality color photos.


Getting There 

Follow the roads to the north of the city and park in one of the areas that serve the park. The best place to park is on the Pioneer Park Loop road that is more to the east.


15 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pioneer Park:
Toehook Traverse   V0 4     Boulder   
Swiss Emmental   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Unknown 4   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Lacy Swiss   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Chris Healy throwing for the jug. Top out directly above and after this.

Warrior Man V6 7A  UT : Saint George : Pioneer Park
I don't believe this problem has ever had an official name, so I gave it one! If you know of it as something else let me know. Sit start in set of pockets, throw to jug, top out on slopers, non holds, and crimps. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Nothing to advertise here, just the gateway some soft sandstone finger-pocket gems.
Nothing to advertise here, just the gateway some s...
Another mini-slot  canyon climb that can be TR'd. This route has a couple of pins for protection at the bottom. Once again, if you know the name/rating, let me know.
BETA PHOTO: Another mini-slot canyon climb that can be TR'd. ...
Bottom view of corner climb shown from above in previous photo. Bolts visible.
BETA PHOTO: Bottom view of corner climb shown from above in pr...
Different angle of same slot canyon climb. If you zoom in you can see the pins. You could get creative and try to use some tri-cams in some of these huecos.
BETA PHOTO: Different angle of same slot canyon climb. If you ...
Shows Suburban Mailbox, Bird Nest Traverse, and Choss Tower
BETA PHOTO: Shows Suburban Mailbox, Bird Nest Traverse, and Ch...
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