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Three Peaks

Utah > Southwest Utah > Cedar City

Description

Small area of granite just outside of Cedar City. You can see the main (largest) formations from town. Don't let the vague location descriptions deter you from heading out. It's such a small area if you check out the route pictures you'll be able to find the climbs. There is also plenty of quality bouldering to be had with a little cleaning involved. Most everything is focused around the main formation, but wander any of the trails out here and you'll find clusters of boulders hidden among the Juniper all around the area.

*Warning* This is not a destination area by any means. It's simply Cedar's backyard, good for a quick fix, or a granite fix.

Getting There

Head west on Hwy. U-56 from Cedar City to Lund Hwy; head north for about five miles to Mid-Valley Rd., then west for about two miles and you'll see signs as you enter the Three Peaks Recreation Area. Follow signs to the campground, or for the main climbing area take a left on a dirt road directly after the white fence on your left. After about 200 yards, turn right onto the most developed dirt road heading towards the largest formation (37.76282 N, 113.17037 W). There are a lot of dirt roads out there that all can essentially lead to the formations. Just pick one when you get close enough.

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Topo for the south face
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North side of the formation
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Stevel
Cedar City, UT
[Hide Comment] Glad to see people climbing out here. Definitely an overlooked area. There are quite a few good boulder problems on and surrounding the mound. Check out the split boulder just to the west of the mound in the trees. There are at least 3 classic problems, with more potential test pieces. I think it is in the center here, not sure though: mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.… Jun 2, 2010
Stevel
Cedar City, UT
[Hide Comment] Heads up, the top anchors have been stolen from Wind and Weiners, be prepared to top out or build an anchor if you decide to climb it. Feb 14, 2015
Will Beuttell
Cedar City, UT
[Hide Comment] Check every climb because several anchors have been vandalized or removed. Hangers are missing and some bolts have been chiseled out. Climbed out there today and the Wind and Weiners climb that shares anchors with the 5.10 are still gone. The 3 cracks (Modelo, Canned, and Jawbreaker) sharing an anchor also are missing anchors. Be prepared to build anchors and walk off. May 1, 2016
[Hide Comment] Working on a map of the boulders in the Three Peaks area. Let me know if you see anything that should be added. drive.google.com/open?id=1l… Jun 3, 2018
Nathan Fisher
St George
[Hide Comment] The road can be a little bit rough, but my hybrid had no issues, if I drove slow. May 12, 2019
Jackson Reich
FARMINGTON
[Hide Comment] stoping by here this weekend, could anyone tell me if the anchors are still missing off wind and wieners? Oct 14, 2019
Will Beuttell
Cedar City, UT
[Hide Comment] New hangers were put on Big Toe which shares with Wind and Weiners around end of 2016.
They are simple sport hangers with no quick links or rings.
At least the route can be done with sport gear. Jan 15, 2020