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Sand Dunes Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.18996, -113.64342 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Oct 27, 2004


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BETA PHOTO: High Res of the Sand Dunes Area


This area is home to a large number of routes from the 5.6 to 5.11b range. A large number of these routes are 2-5 pitches in length. A single 60M rope can be used to descend most routes. The multipitch routes start on the second tier, which is gained by the obvious gully. (4th class).

Here are a few of the best climbs: Clairvoyance 5.11b, Stepping Out 5.9, Leopard Skin 5.7.

Getting There 

This area is directly across from the handicap parking for the sand dunes. Park next to the bathrooms in the large parking lot and hike south on the road for 200ft until you are directly across from the gully.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sand Dunes

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sand Dunes:
Twist and Shout   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Leopard Skin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 260'   
Thousand Pints of Lite   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 3 pitches, 180'   
Stepping Out   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   
What's New Pussycat?   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   
Gratitude   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 350'   
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Leopard Skin 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  UT : Saint George : ... : Sand Dunes
Can be done in 3 pitches with a 50m rope - but 4 will reduce the rope drag.Route Description update as of 11/13/10. The route has been rebolted there are only about five pitons left, otherwise all new bolts with 3 bolt belay stations. The first belay station above the crack was removed so the climb is now three pitches. P1: Climb the slab past 2 pitons to gain access to the left facing corner crack. Climb to the top of the crack then traverse about ten feet to the left on the slab above t...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Michael S
Mar 16, 2015
Hey we were at the Sand Dunes area this week and found a helmet. If you are missing one let me know!

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