Elevation: 6,056 ft
GPS: 37.642, -113.291 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Orphaned on Oct 14, 2006 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

Description

Found by the Bob Draney and company in the early 90's, this area has evolved into a great sport climbing area. There is a trad route or two out there as well. The rock faces south, so it boils in warm weather, while you can crank on colder days quite happily. One of Cedar City's first crags.

The rock is welded tuff and it is kind of sharp, but nothing too bad. The routes are on average about 60 feet long, so you can bring minimal draws and a short rope if you're so inclined.

Getting There

Take the 2nd Cedar City exit (exit #59) and go west on 200 N. This road brings you out past the factories and the other industrial-type stuff. Keep to the highway proper.

As you are headed out of town towards the west hills, rock outcroppings appear on your right hand side, the first is Sprocket Rocks, keep driving about 3 minutes and look for the closer (to the road) formations of rock, this is Pocket Rocks. A well-traveled trail leads one up to the cliffs.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Pocket Rocks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 3
Double Cacti Crack
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Crunch Boy
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Pocket Route
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Utah Claw
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Mustache Mayhem
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
Renacuajo
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Double Cacti Crack
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Crunch Boy
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pocket Route
 12
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Utah Claw
 6
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Mustache Mayhem
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Renacuajo
 5
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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