Elevation: 5,246 ft
GPS: 41.781, -111.644 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nathan Fisher on Jun 20, 2004 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

Description

Fucoidal Quartzite is some of the best rock in the canyon; hence, it is also very crowded. It is warm and not too far from the road.

Forty routes grace these walls; some being multipitch. The grades range from 5.5 to 5.12d.

Getting There

Park at the paved parking area at mile marker 470.5. Scramble up to the climbs.

37 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Fucoidal Quartzite

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 93
Drilling In The Dark
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 26
Hyperplasia
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Lieback Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 22
Mighty Mouse
Trad, Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 94
Community Effort
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 37
Dream Realized
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 104
Illusions
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 79
Terminalogical Inexactitude
Sport 2 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 35
Cushions
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 9
Gill's Grace
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 50
Mission Statement
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 78
Begging For Bolts
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 47
Limestone Cowboy
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
Adios Amigos
Sport
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 9
Man and Woman
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Drilling In The Dark
 93
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Hyperplasia
 26
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Lieback Crack
 11
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mighty Mouse
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport
Community Effort
 94
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Dream Realized
 37
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Illusions
 104
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Terminalogical Inexactitude
 79
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Cushions
 35
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Gill's Grace
 9
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Mission Statement
 50
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Begging For Bolts
 78
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Limestone Cowboy
 47
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Adios Amigos
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Man and Woman
 9
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
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