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 with updates from Zachary Read
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq
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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
 77
Drilling In The Dark
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 11
Hyperplasia
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Lieback Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Jam Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 15
Mighty Mouse
Trad, Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 81
Community Effort
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 31
Dream Realized
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 90
Illusions
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 65
Terminalogical Inexactitude
Sport 2 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 30
Cushions
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 43
Mission Statement
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 65
Begging For Bolts
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 35
Limestone Cowboy
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
Adios Amigos
Sport
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 4
Man and Woman
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Drilling In The Dark
 77
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Hyperplasia
 11
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Lieback Crack
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Jam Crack
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mighty Mouse
 15
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport
Community Effort
 81
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Dream Realized
 31
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Illusions
 90
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Terminalogical Inexactitude
 65
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Cushions
 30
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Mission Statement
 43
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Begging For Bolts
 65
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Limestone Cowboy
 35
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Adios Amigos
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Man and Woman
 4
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
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alexa
logan
alexa   logan
The geology sign got run over last summer and is no longer there. Jun 25, 2008
Chase Gee
Wyoming/ Logan Utah
Chase Gee   Wyoming/ Logan Utah
Mile markers changed its now at 470 i believe. May 7, 2009
It is mile marker 470.5.
WTF? Someone find a whole 200 extra miles somewhere?? Don't ask the ranger about it, apparently a touchy subject : ) May 28, 2009
scottso
St. George, Utah
scottso   St. George, Utah
Anyone know anything about the bolted arete between mission and community effort? Looks way run out. Apr 8, 2012
Brian Hestetune
Logan, UT
Brian Hestetune   Logan, UT
I remember TRing that last year. It felt like a mid 10 - low 11? Seemed like there was a possibility of an arete up the bum after the first bolt. Apr 10, 2012
Connor England
Tooele, Utah
Connor England   Tooele, Utah
Fun GoPro Lead climb video on Jam Crack 5.8
youtube.com/watch?v=bTmpYOQ… Sep 15, 2012
James Strong
Bountiful, UT
James Strong   Bountiful, UT
Found some lost gear here last week. DM what you lost and I'll get it back to you. Nov 23, 2018 · Lost & Found