Elevation: 5,610 ft
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Bouldering in Little Cottonwood

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Classic Climbing Routes at Boulders - Little Cottonwood

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 66
The Flake
Boulder
V0 4
 126
Direct North Face of Shothole
Boulder
V1+ 5
 70
Big Mouth
Boulder
V2 5+
 98
Dean Problem - Arete
Boulder
V2 5+
 57
Secret Garden Arete
Boulder
V2 5+
 123
Double Dyno
Boulder
V2 5+
 103
Jack's Slab
Boulder
V3 6A PG13
 57
Dan's Problem
Boulder
V3 6A
 151
Standard Overhang
Boulder
V3 6A
 116
Fat Albert Gang
Boulder
V3 6A
 55
Surprise Ending
Boulder
V3 6A
 96
Green Face
Boulder
V4 6B
 135
Twisted
Boulder
V4 6B
 139
Surfboard
Boulder
V4 6B
 77
Smiley Right
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Flake Gate Boulders > Flake Boulder
 66
V0 4 Boulder
Direct North Face of Shothole Secret Garden > All Thumbs Boulder
 126
V0 4 Boulder
Big Mouth 5 Mile Boulders
 70
V1+ 5 Boulder
Dean Problem - Arete Cabbage Patch
 98
V2 5+ Boulder
Secret Garden Arete Secret Garden > Copperhead Boulder
 57
V2 5+ Boulder
Double Dyno Cabbage Patch
 123
V2 5+ Boulder
Jack's Slab Cabbage Patch
 103
V2 5+ Boulder
Dan's Problem Secret Garden > All Thumbs Boulder
 57
V3 6A PG13 Boulder
Standard Overhang Gate Boulders > Standard Overhang Bou…
 151
V3 6A Boulder
Fat Albert Gang Cabbage Patch
 116
V3 6A Boulder
Surprise Ending Gate Boulders > Gate Boulder
 55
V3 6A Boulder
Green Face 5 Mile Boulders
 96
V3 6A Boulder
Twisted Secret Garden > Copperhead Boulder
 135
V4 6B Boulder
Surfboard 5 Mile Boulders
 139
V4 6B Boulder
Smiley Right 5 Mile Boulders
 77
V4 6B Boulder
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Emerson Takahashi
Casper, WY
Emerson Takahashi   Casper, WY
Hey, can anyone tell me if you can climb here in the winter, like december/january?

i want to make a ski/climbing trip this winter... Nov 26, 2010
bheller
SL UT
bheller   SL UT
You can occasionally climb in LCC in winter, but certainly don't count on it. With that said, Momentum for routes and the SLC Front for bouldering are both awesome gyms! Nov 27, 2010
jason-T
Naples, FL
jason-T   Naples, FL
Is there a bouldering guide book to the area?? And what is season for this area? Thanks! Aug 12, 2011
Emerson Takahashi
Casper, WY
Emerson Takahashi   Casper, WY
Jason,
check out:
tinyurl.com/7oo8g3s
Utah Bouldering
That book covers climbing in Little Cottonwood, Ogden, Joe's Valley, Ibex and Big Bend.

Season here tends to be March - June and picks up again around September - whenever there's too much snow.
Climbing in the summer is limited since it gets so hot, so you have to drive up to White Pine or find some really good shade. Jun 1, 2012
Reedrombo
Home is where you park it
Reedrombo   Home is where you park it
Yo, left my Petzl chalkbag in the Gate bouldering area. Its tan-ish and has a little guy climbing on it (the little dudes eye is bulging) and its a zip up with a black metolius biner on it. Left it up there Friday Oct 5, 2012, if you gots it and you're generous, hit me up Oct 6, 2012
Boissal .
Small Lake, UT
Boissal .   Small Lake, UT
Looking pretty good... You might want to borrow a black bible if you can, half of the boulder and problems at WPS are already named. Jul 26, 2013
bheller
SL UT
bheller   SL UT
I, like so many, find LCC to be a cruel mistress...
Its a love-hate type relationship. With that said, here I offer a haiku:

So many great boulders
And such fickle conditions
Don't count on sending

5 good days a year...that's all we seem to get...its over till spring Nov 18, 2014
Today (Sunday April 1st), a group accidentally took a pair of women’s blue, velcro Scarpa vapors from one of my friends. We were near the warm-up boulder in Secret Garden. If this is you, please reach out to me so we can get them back. Thanks! Apr 1, 2018