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Elevation: 3,084 ft 940 m
GPS: 37.11695, -113.57606
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Shared By: wasatch-mtn-man on Apr 7, 2010 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D Crane
Warning Access Issue: PRECIPITATION AND WET ROCK DetailsDrop down

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On the north end of the city of St. George sits this public park that families and visitors love to explore. Looking north, you see the word 'Dixie' painted white on the cliff band right next to the road. Expect crowds at peak times but hosts a few fun boulder problems and some even newer bolted and top-roped routes in this typical desert sandstone. It is a hueco-tropolis of fun bouldering/climbing. Expect to find a fair amount of shattered glass, some engraved graffiti and trash. Watch those huecos for glass.

Perhaps someone that knows the area better can provide other details. I will post a few boulder problems and include pictures of a few short routes with names as well as others I am not familiar with. Because I don't know the boulder problem ratings, for now I will list them as V0.

Although I am from out of town, I decided to post the area so that others wishing to find easy access to bouldering while in the area would have some idea.

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.

Todd Goss' book Rock Climbs of Southwest Utah provides an excellent overview of the area (and all other St. George areas for that matter) and can be picked up at the Desert Rat on St. George Boulevard or the Outdoor Outlet among other places. This guide is fantastic and even includes quality color photos.

Getting There Suggest change

Follow the roads to the north of the city and park in one of the areas that serve the park. The best place to park is on the Pioneer Park Loop road that is more to the east.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Pioneer Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 18
Shiga-Dang
Boulder
V3 6A
 7
Fowl Play
Boulder
V3 6A
 27
The Boob
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 6
Four Bars Black
Boulder
V4 6B
 15
Punch Party
Boulder
V4 6B
 7
Pink Toes
Boulder
V4 6B
 9
Hole in One
Boulder
V5 6C
 11
Toehook Traverse
Boulder
V5 6C
 8
Thumbknown Destiny
Boulder
V6 7A
 22
Warrior Man
Boulder
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 44
Baby Swiss
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 18
Dixie Rock
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 22
Unicorn
TR
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 22
Swiss Emmental
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a V4 6B
 12
Suburban Mailbox
TR, Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Shiga-Dang Boob
 18
V2 5+ Boulder
Fowl Play Bird Nest Boulder
 7
V3 6A Boulder
The Boob Boob
 27
V3 6A Boulder
Four Bars Black Dixie Cave
 6
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Punch Party Boy Scout Cave
 15
V4 6B Boulder
Pink Toes Boy Scout Cave
 7
V4 6B Boulder
Hole in One Boob
 9
V4 6B Boulder
Toehook Traverse Toehook Area
 11
V5 6C Boulder
Thumbknown Destiny Boy Scout Cave
 8
V5 6C Boulder
Warrior Man Boy Scout Cave
 22
V6 7A Boulder
Baby Swiss Narrow
 44
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Dixie Rock Dixie Rock
 18
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Unicorn Dixie Rock
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Swiss Emmental Narrow
 22
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Suburban Mailbox Bird Nest Boulder
 12
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a V4 6B TR, Boulder
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