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Raiden Area  


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Setting up for the big move into the sloper.

Description 

Great boulders such as The Kraken, Grateful Dead, and Raiden.

Getting There 

Drive 2.7 or 2.8 miles down the left fork. Pull out on the left side. The boulders will be on the right side of the canyon when you are driving in.
A few boulders will be accessable right from the road, but classics like The Kraken and Grateful Dead can only be acessed by a hike up a trial head. The trailhead is fairly well established and is found by hiking about 200 ft towards the mouth of the canyon. The prominent "Whiteout" Boulder is visible from the trailhead and will let you know you are in the right place.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.9 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',4],['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 Raiden Area:
The Kraken   V4 6B R     Boulder, 35'   
Grateful Dead   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
Big Cheesy   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
Raiden   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   
Nonfat Milk   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   
Dunkin' Donuts (Direct)   V8-9 7B+     Boulder, 13'   
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Featured Route For Raiden Area
Setting up for the big move into the sloper.

Raiden V6 7A  UT : Joe's Valley : ... : Raiden Area
Excellent, steep climbing on a salad bowl of holds.Start on jugs, move to an "ok" sloper, then move up a series of blocky crimps to an easy top out.Raiden is a great example in proper footwork, and if you don't have good beta or technique, the whole problem can feel difficult....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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