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The Valley of Zion Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.7398, -112.6406 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: DCrane on Oct 29, 2012
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Description 

This area offers some fantastic climbs on limestone of good quality, though some of the newer routes need some cleaning still. Although there is some garbage and shells from shooters in the parking area, this isn't as popular a place to target practice as Lone Rock. The higher areas aren't in the line of fire if that is an issue.
There are other names for the cliffs in this area (and some of the routes) but I am going off of what is in James Garrett's book Utah's West Desert here as it's the only tangible information I can find (Good book, by the way, check it out).

Getting There 

Take I80 West from SLC or East from Wendover to exit 77 Dugway/Rowley. Head South under the freeway and take the first dirt road to your left (East). Follow this until you can turn Left on a 'road' that goes North a bit then around to the East. Park in the large pullout/shooting area on the right.

Climbing Season

For the Stansbury Mountains area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

41 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',6],['5.9',12],['5.10',20],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Valley of Zion

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Valley of Zion:
Gerry Rig   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Blob's Your Aunt
Unknown 5 (aka Antsy Assembly Line)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Blob's Your Aunt
Drunk Monkey   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Blob's Your Uncle
Tantenbesuch   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Blob's Your Aunt
Elysian Fields   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   Blob's Your Uncle
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Rock Climbing Photo: Starting P1 of Clubs Full Of Jacks

Clubs Full Of Jacks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  UT : Stansbury Mountains : ... : Blob's Your Uncle
This multi-pitch sport route is another great way to get some traffic in on Blobs Your Uncle. This route has good movement on nice holds up some cool rock and a few ledges.Descent: Rappel the route.Be aware of enthusiasts discharging firearms in the area.For more info, see James Garrett's guidebook Utah's West Desert....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Jtriv
May 11, 2016
Went here today, great little crag for the fam. On a side note, if anyone finds a little camera in a black case a little six year old boy would love you forever. We were out at the head of blob. Please let me know if you find his camera, he's heartbroken

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