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The Doghouse  


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Submitted By: grk10vq on Dec 26, 2009
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Description 

The Doghouse is a fun, steep area consisting of primarily sport routes with a chimney, slab, and corner crack thrown in for prosperity.

Mostly bolted, this crag has around nine varied routes offering all styles of climbing. Whether you seek steep edges and pockets, delicate slab climbing, wide cracks, or chimneys, The Doghouse offers a quick fix for a diverse group of more experienced climbers.

The perfect lazy man's crag, this area gets morning shade and warms up with afternoon sun.

-Allow proper drying after rain as the sandstone here is quite vulnerable.

Getting There 

The Doghouse is found in an alcove directly across from the Snow Canyon's sand dunes. Its most easily reached by parking at the West Canyon Day Lot. Approach via the faint climbers trail on the east side of the road and make a short scramble up a slab to gain the crag. Approach time is approximately five minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',4],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Doghouse:
The Doghouse Arete   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 55'   
Dogma   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 35'   
Meaty Bone   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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MeatyBone 12b

Meaty Bone 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  UT : Saint George : ... : The Doghouse
The face starts out steep with big pockets and edges, then gradually moves to vertical with ever shrinking holds. The final moves are the crux and like all the sandstone topouts in the area, the holds may have gotten smaller over the years. You wouldn't want to climb this one after it rains because those holds would be particularly vulnerable.This is a fun climb, definitely worth doing. Not as steep as Dogma, and requires the ability to stand up....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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