Elevation: 6,617 ft
GPS: 37.053, -113.827 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: GRK on Oct 13, 2014
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane

Description

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

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

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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 73
The Awakening
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 63
Crime and Punishment
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 53
Rending of Garments
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 71
Arch Rival
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 69
Tag Team
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 57
Arch Enemy
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 44
Magic Carpet Ride
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 41
Hubris
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 105
K-8
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 95
K-6
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 53
Shades of Grey
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 43
Czech Frogs Say Qua
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 44
Jumanji
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 30
White Soul Power
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 24
The Work & The Glory
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Awakening Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 73
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Crime and Punishment Woodbury Rd Crags > Black & Tan
 63
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Rending of Garments Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 53
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Arch Rival Soul Asylum > Arch Wall
 71
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Tag Team Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 69
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Arch Enemy Soul Asylum > Arch Wall
 57
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Magic Carpet Ride Woodbury Rd Crags > Black & Tan
 44
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Hubris Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 41
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
K-8 Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 105
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
K-6 Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 95
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Shades of Grey Woodbury Rd Crags > Black & Tan
 53
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Czech Frogs Say Qua Woodbury Rd Crags > Kelly's Rock
 43
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Jumanji Woodbury Rd Crags > Black & Tan
 44
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
White Soul Power Soul Asylum > Arch Wall
 30
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Work & The Glory Diamond
 24
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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