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Routes in Kelly's Rock

A Force To Be Reckoned With S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Another Day at the Office S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Awakening, The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Czech Frogs Say Qua S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Defoliant S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Demagogue S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Gnashing of Teeth S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Harsh Rhetoric S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Heeler, The S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Hookup, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Hubris S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Just This S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
K-1 S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
K-3 S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
K-4 S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
K-5 S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
K-6 S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
K-7 S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13
K-8 S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
K-9 S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Liquid Kitty S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mayhem S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Recidivist S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rending of Garments S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Tag Team S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Topless Vegetables S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unknown 5.6 S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Wet My Whistle S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Zealot S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Elevation: 3,700 ft
GPS: 37.018, -113.85 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Perin Blanchard on Mar 11, 2007
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq
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Access Issue: In critical habitat area for the Desert Tortoise Details

Description

Kelly's Rock borders a dry wash and consists of solid, rough limestone. It faces roughly north.

There are over 20 bolted, named routes here from 5.8 to 5.13 with about equal numbers in the 9's, 10's, 11's, and 12's.

Getting There

From the Woodbury Road turnoff drive 3.7 miles (3.2 according to Goss). Shortly after crossing the fourth cattle guard the parking for Black and Tan and Kelly's Rock is on the right. Walk back to the wash and turn right up the wash (or find a cairn-marked trail that cuts the corner to the wash). From the parking area to the base of the wall is approximately .2 miles (as measured using Google Earth).

29 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Kelly's Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 23
Demagogue
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 27
A Force To Be Reckoned With
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 34
Wet My Whistle
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 32
Topless Vegetables
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 53
The Awakening
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 34
K-1
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 28
Rending of Garments
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 27
K-5
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 48
Tag Team
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 24
Hubris
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 63
K-8
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 56
K-6
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 25
Czech Frogs Say Qua
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 6
The Heeler
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 11
Zealot
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Demagogue
 23
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
A Force To Be Reckoned With
 27
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Wet My Whistle
 34
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Topless Vegetables
 32
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Awakening
 53
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
K-1
 34
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Rending of Garments
 28
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
K-5
 27
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Tag Team
 48
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Hubris
 24
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
K-8
 63
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
K-6
 56
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Czech Frogs Say Qua
 25
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Heeler
 6
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Zealot
 11
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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Kenny Clark
State College, PA
Kenny Clark   State College, PA
I added a bunch of beta pictures with approximate bolt locations on most of the climbs for the left side. I was a little confused on some of the routes from the Goss book. If anyone has any extra information, especially concerning the unknown routes (FA, etc.), then let me know. I'll update the route descriptions.

I've enjoyed my experiences at Kelly's Rock immensely. The wall has so many different routes: easy jugs up runnels, thin slabs, overhanging boulder problems. What's not to love about this place? May 23, 2011
drewford
Wasatch Back, UT
drewford   Wasatch Back, UT
This wall is named after Kelly Oldroyd, a great guy and strong as hell climber from Salt Lake. Thanks for the great routes Kelly! Jun 13, 2017
Blackmore
Cedar City, Utah
Blackmore   Cedar City, Utah
Can anyone tell me if you can walk around and set up top ropes. My son is still to young to belay and the weather is getting nice. Thank you. Sep 24, 2017
Taylor Spiegelberg
Lander & Sheridan, Wyoming
Taylor Spiegelberg   Lander & Sheridan, Wyoming
Some of the best limestone moderates around! Feb 11, 2018
Hey Bradley - found your note you left here and thought it might be something you'd want to hang onto. Send me a message with your address and I'll mail it to you - here's the note: imgur.com/a/og5GEIe Jul 11, 2018

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