Elevation: 5,000 ft
GPS: 37.097, -113.912 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 131,742 total · 1,150/month
Shared By: Josh Janes on Apr 16, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

Description

This is a limestone sport area between St. George and Las Vegas that includes The Cathedral, The Wailing Wall, The Sumo Wall, The Basilica, and The Logan Crag.

Getting There

From the south (Las Vegas): Take I-15 north to Littlefield, AZ. Take exit 8 towards Beaver Dam and get onto Hwy 91 (west of I-15) heading north. Follow Hwy 91 for exactly 13 miles and turn left/west onto a gravel road (Lytle Ranch Road). This turn is almost directly opposite an obvious, 200' roadside cliff. Follow this for 1.9 miles to an intersection; turn right. Continue for another 1.9 miles to a water tank and a pair of wooden corrals. Park here. Hike to the walls by following the wash east past the corrals and past cottonwood trees, eventually contouring around to the north. The Sumo Wall will be on your left; for the Cathedral or Wailing Wall, continue past this, eventually contouring back west; these walls will be on your right.

From the north (St. George): From Bluff St. in St. George, take Sunset Blvd. west for 10.9 miles (turns into Hwy 91). Keep left at the fork following Hwy 91 for an additional 11.8 miles. Turn right/west onto a gravel road (Lytle Ranch Road). This turn is almost directly opposite an obvious, 200' roadside cliff. Follow this for 1.9 miles to an intersection; turn right. Continue for another 1.9 miles to a water tank and a pair of wooden corrals. Park here. Hike to the walls by following the wash east past the corrals and past cottonwood trees, eventually contouring around to the north. The Sumo Wall will be on your left; for the Cathedral or Wailing Wall, continue past this, eventually contouring back west; these walls will be on your right.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Welcome Springs

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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 106
Pagan Rituals
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 108
Worshipping The Limestone Gods
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 98
Pocketline to the Moon
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 21
Wandering Wanda
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 66
Raising Cain
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 94
Heretic Wisdom
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 88
Speaking In Tongues
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 46
Re-Do
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 27
Natural Born Drillers
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 24
Robbed
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 26
Bastard Stepchild
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 39
Spaceshuttle to Kolob
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 36
Holbytla
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 9
Pussycat
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 10
Resurrection
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pagan Rituals Cathedral
 106
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Worshipping The Limestone Gods Cathedral
 108
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Pocketline to the Moon Wailing Wall
 98
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Wandering Wanda Wailing Wall
 21
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Raising Cain Cathedral
 66
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Heretic Wisdom Wailing Wall
 94
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Speaking In Tongues Cathedral
 88
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Re-Do Wailing Wall
 46
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Natural Born Drillers Cathedral
 27
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Robbed Wailing Wall
 24
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Bastard Stepchild Wailing Wall
 26
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Spaceshuttle to Kolob Cathedral
 39
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Holbytla Wailing Wall
 36
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Pussycat Wailing Wall
 9
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Resurrection Wailing Wall
 10
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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