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Elevation: 5,890 ft 1,795 m
GPS: 40.99109, -111.41318
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Warning Access Issue: Echo Canyon Seasonal Closure: Jan. 1 - second Saturday in April (and sometimes longer) DetailsDrop down

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The known climbing in Echo Canyon occurs on the north side of I-80 on mainly southwest through southeast facing walls. Echo Canyon offers fun, bolt protected cobble climbing. It is very similar to Maple Canyon, and is essentially the same rock unit that hosts routes in City Creek Canyon in Salt Lake City. Pockets, slopers, crimps and jugs yield highly enjoyable climbing. Echo is a popular after work crag for Ogden, Salt Lake City, and Park City climbers.

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Directions from SLC:

From Salt Lake City follow I-80 east to Echo Canyon. After entering Echo Canyon take the first off-ramp exit (exit 169) and cross north under I-80 to the frontage road (E Echo Canyon Road) on the north side of the freeway. Start your mileage as soon as you turn RIGHT (heading east-northeast).

0.1 miles - The Pierced Nipple (tower), aka Monument Rock
2.0 miles - Mill Canyon - Choss Cave
2.5 miles - Railroadside Crag (just past two railroad buildings)
2.7 miles - Bear Hollow - Clint Eastwood Wall & Bear Hollow Wall
2.9 miles - The Dry Wall
3.2 miles - Roadside Crag
3.6 miles - Bull Hollow - Asia

Directions from Evanston:

From Evanston follow I-80 west and take exit 178. Start your mileage as soon as you cross the freeway overpass.

7.0 miles - Bull Hollow - Asia
7.4 miles - Roadside Crag
7.7 miles - Dry Wall
7.9 miles - Bear Hollow - Clint Eastwood Wall & Bear Hollow Wall
8.1 miles - Railroadside Crag
8.6 miles - Mill Canyon - Choss Cave
10.5 miles - The Pierced Nipple (tower), aka Monument Rock

Thanks to John Ross for the mileages.

103 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Echo Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 87
Steel Wheels
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 116
The Lowe Route
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 106
Conductor
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 253
Something Must Break
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 191
Pocket Full of Trundles
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 167
Stop that Terrain
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 132
Graffiti Patient
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 78
Way Hammered
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 75
The Pit
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 50
Grushenka
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 16
Hybrid
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 22
Mad Choss Disease
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 39
The Crazy Train
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 41
Wicked Bender
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 7
Chostakovitch
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Steel Wheels Rdside Crag
 87
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Lowe Route Dry Wall
 116
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Conductor Dry Wall
 106
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Something Must Break Dry Wall
 253
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Pocket Full of Trundles Dry Wall
 191
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Stop that Terrain Dry Wall
 167
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Graffiti Patient Dry Wall
 132
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Way Hammered Dry Wall
 78
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
The Pit Dry Wall
 75
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Grushenka Dry Wall
 50
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Hybrid Mill Canyon > Choss Cave
 16
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Mad Choss Disease Mill Canyon > Choss Cave
 22
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
The Crazy Train Dry Wall
 39
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Wicked Bender Dry Wall
 41
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Chostakovitch Mill Canyon > Choss Cave
 7
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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