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Areas in Secret Garden

All Thumbs Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Beer Can Cave Area 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Block, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Copperhead Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Fat Grips Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Goldy Area 0 / 0 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Tiger Stripe Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Elevation: 5,488 ft
GPS: 40.572, -111.773 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: SLC Gymrat on Mar 26, 2003
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

Description

The Secret Garden is the home of some of the hardest problems in the canyon, classic moderates, and a few projects that will make the first ascentionist famous for sure. The rock is high quality and it is a good place to warm up or burn out. All of the problems on the warm up boulder are very good and there are tons of eliminates to get your session started. Twisted (V4) is the classic moderate of the area and very worth doing. Lance's Dihedral (v6) is also a classic, try the Bear Hug Arete (V8) and find out what sand bagging really means. The v10 circuit Copperhead, Mr. Mom, All Thumbs, and Shingles are some of the best in the state. Also, if you are really feeling strong, you can give Bully (V11/12) a couple burns. For better beta and an online guide check out climbxmedia.com or wait until spring, two guide books will be coming out.
UDOT will ticket cars parked on the south side of the canyon opposite the Secret Garden bouldering area. Details
Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details

Getting There

Park in the Little Cottonwood Park n' Ride lot. Locate the climber's trail that starts in the northeast most corner of the lot, directly left of the bathroom. From here follow the trail up and east until you reach your desired sub-area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Secret Garden

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
Appollo
Boulder
V0 4
Direct North Face of Shothole
Boulder
V0 4
The Offwidth
Boulder
V0 4
Space
Boulder
V0-1 4+
Easy Arete
Boulder
V1 5
Where Have the Holds Gone
Boulder
V2 5+
Secret Garden Arete
Boulder
V2-3 5+
Cynthia's Arete
Boulder
V3 6A
Go Right
Boulder
V3 6A
Old School
Boulder
V4- 6B PG13
Dan's Problem
Boulder
V4 6B
Twisted
Boulder
V4+ 6B+
Shingles Stand Start
Boulder
V6 7A
Lances Dihedral
Boulder
V8 7B
Bear Hug
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Appollo Goldy Area V0 4 Boulder
Direct North Face of Shothole All Thumbs Boulder V0 4 Boulder
The Offwidth Goldy Area V0 4 Boulder
Space Tiger Stripe Boulder V0 4 Boulder
Easy Arete All Thumbs Boulder V0-1 4+ Boulder
Where Have the Holds Gone All Thumbs Boulder V1 5 Boulder
Secret Garden Arete Copperhead Boulder V2 5+ Boulder
Cynthia's Arete Block V2-3 5+ Boulder
Go Right All Thumbs Boulder V3 6A Boulder
Old School Block V3 6A Boulder
Dan's Problem All Thumbs Boulder V4- 6B PG13 Boulder
Twisted Copperhead Boulder V4 6B Boulder
Shingles Stand Start Tiger Stripe Boulder V4+ 6B+ Boulder
Lances Dihedral Copperhead Boulder V6 7A Boulder
Bear Hug Copperhead Boulder V8 7B Boulder
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Laronicus Lehmanold
Salt Lake, UT
Laronicus Lehmanold   Salt Lake, UT
A friend of mine lost his wallet last night. He climbed at the boulders near the park & ride. Please send me a message if you found it. Thank you! Mar 11, 2016

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