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Elevation: 3,073 ft 937 m
GPS: 37.1215, -113.5932
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The Bluff Street Cracks are the south-facing sandstone cliffs that overlook Saint George on the north side of town.

There are a number of cracks and corners here including hand cracks and wide stuff. Todd Goss's Rock Climbs of Southwest Utah & The Arizona Strip, Second Edition lists six named climbs but notes pretty much everything here has been climbed at one time or another.

There are at least three bolted anchors (some with chains, some with webbing) that aren't noted in the guidebook.

Getting There Suggest change

The base of the cliffs are a short hike/scramble from the streets of Saint George. It is probably best to park at the north end of 400 W. To get to the north end of 400 W it is easiest to take Diagonal Street. Either turn southeast on Diagonal from Bluff Street north of St George Blvd or turn north on Main Street from St George Blvd and then turn left on Diagonal. Then turn north on 400W and continue a block or two.

Alternatively, see here:

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Hike/scramble up to the base of the cliffs (10-20 minutes).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bluff Street Cracks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 7
Marry f*ck kill
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 4
Gruel
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 202
Deface Crack
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 108
Wide Boy
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 149
Red Warrior
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 39
Pig Lloyd
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Route 99
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 26
Inspired and Perspired
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 38
Freeze Dried Bat
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5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c R
 4
Dust Devil
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Marry f*ck kill
 7
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Gruel
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Deface Crack
 202
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Wide Boy
 108
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Red Warrior
 149
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Pig Lloyd
 39
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Route 99
 12
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Inspired and Perspired
 26
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Freeze Dried Bat
 38
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Dust Devil
 4
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c R Trad
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