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Elevation: 6,617 ft 2,017 m
GPS: 37.05323, -113.82742
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Shared By: GRK on Oct 13, 2014
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The rich, beautiful and bullet-proof Utah Hills lie at the foot of the western desert. Rich in history and exploration, this area has a lot of quality rock. Climbers from all walks have left their mark on these amazing limestone crags and classic after classic route have been engineered. Solid, bolted sport lines are endless and typically one pitch in nature. 

Climbing in the Utah Hills allows for year-long access. Every crag is diverse and these cliffs face about every direction. Hide from the sun, bake in the sun, dodge wind, or suffer a bit and enjoy a crag all to yourself. Best condition, of course will remain in fall, spring, and my favorite, winter. 

Access to these areas hold these interest of many. ATV's, range shooters, campers, rock hounds, climbers, and mining operations. The local climbing community has worked hard to keep access open and has met and worked with these companies to keep climbing open. Appreciation is shown by leaving the areas cleaner than found and showing the property owners that its not the climbers leaving the area trashed.

Getting There Suggest change

These crags are found via the dirt roads and turn-off 8.5 miles from the Gunlock turn-off. The roads are rugged two-wheel drive accessed paths and require four-wheel drive to get real close. Walking will be involved for most crag access, but distance will vary. 

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Classic Climbing Routes at Utah Hills

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 18
Alimony
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 69
Arch Enemy
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 29
Clarity
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 141
K-8
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 131
K-6
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 53
Second Cousin
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 28
Diamonds are Forever
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 64
Jumanji
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 34
[Redacted]
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 19
Hidden Gem
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 19
Crystalline Entity
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 40
The Work & The Glory
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 23
Brilliance
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 24
One Taste
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Lost Soul
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Alimony Diamond
 18
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Arch Enemy CLOSED - The So… > Arch Wall
 69
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Clarity Diamond
 29
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
K-8 Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 141
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
K-6 Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 131
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Second Cousin Diamond
 53
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Diamonds are Forever Diamond
 28
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Jumanji Woodbury Rd Crags > Black & Tan
 64
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
[Redacted] CLOSED - The So… > Arch Wall
 34
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Hidden Gem Diamond
 19
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Crystalline Entity Diamond
 19
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Work & The Glory Diamond
 40
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Brilliance Diamond
 23
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
One Taste CLOSED - The So… > Arch Wall
 24
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Lost Soul CLOSED - The So… > Arch Wall
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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