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Elevation: 5,784 ft
GPS: 40.62508, -111.74491
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Storm Mountain Picnic Area has some of the highest concentration of good climbing in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Plus, the added bonus of a picnic area, fishing, and toilets.

  • Climbing at Storm Mountain is NOT CLOSED and climbers are allowed to continue to access climbing via Storm Mountain Picnic Area

  • Parking in the Storm Mountain parking area requires a fee. 

  • Climbers are encouraged to use the Storm Mountain bathroom in order to protect our watershed.   

  • If climbing at or near the amphitheater in Storm Mountain (Big in Japan, Edge of Time) while the amphitheater is reserved or an event is on going, please consider climbing at other crags.

  • Respect parking hours to avoid your car being gated in overnight.  Gate closes at 10:00 p.m. daily 

  • If you did not reserve the facilities (amphitheater or picnic tables), please do not occupy or place personal items on the picnic tables.  

  • Please help the camp hosts keep the landscape clean.

Getting There Suggest change

Park either in or out of the parking lot approximately 2.85 miles up canyon.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Storm Mountain Picnic Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI4+ PG13
 7
Storm Mountain
Ice, Alpine 2 pitches
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 15
Hey kids! Get down from there!
TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 243
Layback Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 4
Thunder cat jungle boy
TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 192
Errors of Our Ways
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 228
Iraq in the Back Attack
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 144
La Creme De Shorts
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 144
Fowl Play
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 230
Day as Night
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 472
Goodro's Wall
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 75
Psychobabble
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 22
Rebel Yell
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 23
Eye in the Sky
Trad, TR
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 97
Big in Japan
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Savage Dance
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Storm Mountain Storm Mtn Ice Falls
 7
WI4+ PG13 Ice, Alpine 2 pitches
Hey kids! Get down from there! School for people to…
 15
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a TR
Layback Crack Storm Mtn Island
 243
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
Thunder cat jungle boy School for people to…
 4
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a TR
Errors of Our Ways Reservoir Ridge
 192
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Iraq in the Back Attack Reservoir Ridge
 228
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
La Creme De Shorts Storm Mtn Island
 144
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Fowl Play Bumble Bee Wall
 144
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Day as Night Damned Wall
 230
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Goodro's Wall Storm Mtn Island
 472
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Psychobabble Psychobabble Wall
 75
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Rebel Yell Psychobabble Wall
 22
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Eye in the Sky Psychobabble Wall
 23
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad, TR
Big in Japan Storm Mtn Island
 97
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Savage Dance Savage Arena
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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