Elevation: 5,937 ft
GPS: 40.265, -111.613 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 57,325 total · 390/month
Shared By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on Jul 11, 2008
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

Description

Fantastic new area with LOTS of rock and still LOTS of new route potential. A good place to go if you want to climb a bunch of routes quickly. And still have plenty to come back for...
The rock is some of the best limestone in the canyon (granted, some is loose here and there. But what do you expect with limestone. We have worked really hard to make the routes clean and to build good trails and landings.
Please remember this area is brand new. Some dirt and loose rock is inevitable. Don't be afraid to brush the holds some yourself or fix the trail or landings if they need it. Lastly, remember to have fun! Many more routes are in the works...

Also I have to thank our un-official sponser Matt Monson who has sunk a lot of time and money in helping us with trails and route development. Thanks bud!

Getting There

Hike up to the first footbridge and leave the trail as if you are going to the tap wall. But just as you leave the trail look left and spot a concrete gutter thing. Walk west on this and where it ends look right and you will see a tree on the left and a rock on the right. Go up between these and you are on the trail. The trail is still undergoing some work and therefore you might see some re-bar and/or tools here and there. PLEASE LEAVE ALONE!!! We are using all this to build the trail FOR YOU ALL. The trail will lead directly to the walls. There are trails and landings for ease of access throughout the entire ares. Please stay on these and don't wreck what has already been built.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Galaxy Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
 8
Skywalker
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 73
The Phantom Menace
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
That's Not A Lightsaber
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 22
Failure to Launch
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 48
Milky Way
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 79
Jawa Jam
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 59
Hyperspace
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 29
Midichlorophobia
Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 28
The Right Stuff
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 54
Leia's Leash
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 18
Look Ma...No Heatshield!
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 19
Tick Tick Boom
Sport 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 17
Space Invaders
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 15
Dark Matter
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 40
The Force
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Skywalker Waterfall Wall
 8
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c Sport
The Phantom Menace Tatooine
 73
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
That's Not A Lightsaber Tatooine
 27
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Failure to Launch Mission Control Block
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Milky Way Milky Way Wall
 48
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Jawa Jam Tatooine
 79
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Hyperspace Tatooine
 59
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Midichlorophobia Tatooine
 29
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
The Right Stuff Milky Way Wall
 28
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Leia's Leash Tatooine
 54
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Look Ma...No Heatshield! Milky Way Wall
 18
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Tick Tick Boom Saturn V
 19
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 3 pitches
Space Invaders Milky Way Wall
 17
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Dark Matter Milky Way Wall
 15
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Force Tatooine
 40
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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