Elevation: 2,724 ft
GPS: 37.069, -113.623 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Louis Eubank on Sep 19, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
Access Issue: Sensitive Area Details

Description

Nice bouldering area to the west of the St. George airport. It's now easier to get to, and you don't need high clearance anymore, so lots more people are coming out. Definitely recommended as a nice change of pace from St. George area climbing, or as a stop off (it's within 15 minutes from I-15).

The sandstone here is easily damaged when wet. Please allow at least 24-48 hours before climbing after any precipitation. If the ground is at all damp, please do not climb on any local sandstone. Consider nearby options on basalt, limestone, granite, or plastic instead.

The area is continually being developed, so any new problems would be appreciated.

Local color tends to have poor ethics when it comes to properly disposing their trash. Please help keep Moe's Valley clean by bringing in a garbage bag and carry out whatever cans, bottles or garbage you can find.

Promote and Practice - Leave no Trace.

Camping is not allowed at Moe's or Mario Land.

Getting There

It's kinda convoluted.

If you follow the directions in A Bouldering Guide to Utah or Rock Climbs of Southwest Utah & The Arizona Strip, Second Edition, you'll definitely get to the valley, but you'll also need 4WD and high clearance.

Due to suburban sprawl there's an easier way, and one that low-clearance 2WD can use:

  • Travel on I-15 (north or south) and get off at Exit 6 (Bluff St.).
  • Turn north on Bluff St.
  • At the first light, turn left...
  • ...then immediately left again onto Hilton Dr. You will pass a bunch of car dealerships in a minute.
  • Continue on Hilton Dr. (which curves to the right and becomes Dixie Dr.) until 600 W street on the left.
  • Turn left onto 600 W.
  • Turn right onto Tonaquint Dr.
  • Turn right on Curly Hollow Drive (after turning onto Tonaquint it is the third street on the right, and heads past Tonaquint Middle School). Shortly past the school the pavement ends.
  • Head up the hill on the dirt road.
  • Bear right at the fork.

You should see Moe's Valley ahead of you (power lines cross the entrance to the valley).
Park in either parking lot (there's usually vehicles in both). Like I said, kinda convoluted.

Mapquest makes things a little clearer for the paved roads, but they don't have anything for the dirt road.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Moe's Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 114
Sentinel
Boulder
V3 6A
 123
Hermione
Boulder
V3 6A
 94
Takin' It to the Ground
Boulder
V4 6B
 108
The Goose
Boulder
V4 6B
 103
Underboy
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 82
Toadstool Traverse
Boulder
V5 6C
 96
Device Ignitor Middle
Boulder
V5 6C
 205
Huntsman Graffiti
Boulder
V6 7A
 75
UnderWhelmed
Boulder
V6 7A
 245
Israil
Boulder
V6 7A
 71
Shot Hole
Boulder
V6 7A
 157
Pink Lady
Boulder
V7 7A+
 101
The Swan
Boulder
V8 7B
 101
Israil Direct
Boulder
V9 7C
 63
Gription
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sentinel Sentinel Area > Sentinel Boulder
 114
V2 5+ Boulder
Hermione Tee Pee Area > Tee Pee Boulder
 123
V3 6A Boulder
Takin' It to the Ground Sentinel Area > Pack Rat Boulder
 94
V3 6A Boulder
The Goose South-W End/Pink Lady…
 108
V4 6B Boulder
Underboy Monkey Boy Area
 103
V4 6B Boulder
Toadstool Traverse Mario Land > Toadstool
 82
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Device Ignitor Middle Device Ignitor Boulder
 96
V5 6C Boulder
Huntsman Graffiti Sentinel Area > Sentinel Boulder
 205
V5 6C Boulder
UnderWhelmed S End
 75
V6 7A Boulder
Israil South-W End/Pink Lady…
 245
V6 7A Boulder
Shot Hole Sentinel Area > Shot Hole Boulder
 71
V6 7A Boulder
Pink Lady South-W End/Pink Lady…
 157
V6 7A Boulder
The Swan South-W End/Pink Lady…
 101
V7 7A+ Boulder
Israil Direct South-W End/Pink Lady…
 101
V8 7B Boulder
Gription Monkey Boy Area
 63
V9 7C Boulder
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