looking at the shady side of black rocks
This northwest-facing canyon wall is in the shade the majority of the day, getting sun only in the afternoon. The harder routes (5.12 to 5.13) at Black Rocks are found on this side, although the majority of the lines are in the 5.10 range.
Follow the trail from the parking area
. Upon descending into the canyon do not cross to the other side of the canyon.
Weather station 4.0 miles from here
25 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Shady Side
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shady Side:
Extinction 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Unknown 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Slap Happy 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Shady Side
Dark Energy 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c UT
: Saint George
: ... : Shady Side
Climb the crumbly blocks to a blunt arete, and then onto the face. The crimpy and very technical crux is at the second bolt, but you can clip pretty easily before you try to pull the bulge on the sharp edges. It felt well protected....[more] Browse More Classics in UT