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Elevation: 3,700 ft 1,128 m
GPS: 37.0175, -113.8518
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Shared By: Perin Blanchard on Mar 11, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D Crane
Warning Access Issue: In critical habitat area for the Desert Tortoise DetailsDrop down

Description Suggest change

Black and Tan is composed of solid, rough, sharp limestone with black and tan stripes (surprise). If you fell on a lower-angled section you would either stick like velcro or be shredded (I recall someone describing it as climbing on tiny fishhooks).

The crag faces roughly east.

There are over 30 bolted routes here (32 named routes plus several projects in Rock Climbs of Southwest Utah, 2nd Ed., plus at least one additional project and at least one other completed route not in the guidebook).

The routes are a good mix from 5.7 to 5.14 with the largest number in the 5.11 range.

Getting There Suggest change

From the Woodbury Road turnoff drive 3.7 miles (3.2 according to Goss). Shortly after crossing the fourth cattle guard the parking (and the crag) is on the right.

39 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Black and Tan

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 64
Glutton for Punishment
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 50
Beauty Pageant
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 90
Crime and Punishment
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 64
Resolve
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 36
Criminal Mischief
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 65
Magic Carpet Ride
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 41
Shades of Grey - Left
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 69
Shades of Grey
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 42
Idiosyncratic Feedback Mechanism
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 59
No Random Guy Penis
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 64
Jumanji
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 47
Da Riddler
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 23
Minus Five
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 9
Smoking Drum
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 7
Talking Smack
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Glutton for Punishment
 64
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Beauty Pageant
 50
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Crime and Punishment
 90
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Resolve
 64
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Criminal Mischief
 36
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Magic Carpet Ride
 65
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Shades of Grey - Left
 41
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Sport
Shades of Grey
 69
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Idiosyncratic Feedback Mech…
 42
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
No Random Guy Penis
 59
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Jumanji
 64
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Da Riddler
 47
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Minus Five
 23
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Smoking Drum
 9
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Talking Smack
 7
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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