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African Gypsy 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Cool Aid Gully 0 / 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Lunar Wall 0 / 5 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Mars Rock 2 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Solo Rib 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Three Dame Crack Area 2 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Unknown 0 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Elevation: 5,563 ft
GPS: 40.323, -112.903 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Emerson Takahashi on Nov 9, 2014 with updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq
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Description

Out in the middle of nowhere! White Rocks is more of a shooting range than a climbing area, but still offers a good amount of climbing on some pretty unique rock.

Camping is free and there are campsites scattered everywhere throughout the junipers. No porta-potties, fire pits, or picnic tables.

As for the rock, it can be of questionable quality.
Most of the rock on the slabs is solid, and will clean up with traffic. The unique hueco features on the grey rock are all pretty dirty though.

Its fairly close to SLC, and that might be its biggest redeeming factor. The few multi pitch climbs there are excellent and offer amazing views of the valley. Good place to spend a day and not see many people(if any at all)

Getting There

From I-80, take the Dugway/Rowley exit (The Blob) and follow the road south for about 30-35 minutes.
You'll be able to see the formation from the road, and you'll want to turn at the dirt road marked with a small "White Rocks" sign.
The dirt road leading to the rocks is decent and easily passable by 2wd cars.
You can drive all around the formation, though there are many roads that branch out in different directions that its easy to miss the proper turns. I prefer to drive around the formation counter-clockwise.

You can park right at the base of most of the climbs. Approaches are probably 5-10 minutes at the most.

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Went out there yesterday, half the bolts I did find aren't in the rock all the way. And like the previous comments it's very run out, at one point I would have taken a 50 foot fall, thank goodness for easy climbing! I would use extreme caution until someone can go rebolt/add some bolts! Oct 30, 2016
Don't go if it's been raining a lot - not only will the roads mud out, but the entire formation turns into Mount Kitty Litter when saturated. Features crumble, holds break off. Wait till it dries! May 30, 2016
Jeremy Steck
Salt Lake City, UT
Jeremy Steck   Salt Lake City, UT
After turning on to the dirt road, at approximately 5 miles, there is a split in the road, take the left, most traveled looking road. You can not see the formation at this point. Also, if you are driving a low clearance vehicle, going clockwise around the formation to reach your destination would be preferred. Oct 4, 2015

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