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Elevation: 5,066 ft
GPS: 41.75392, -111.7203
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Cache Valley is the beautiful and lush terrain of northern Utah and southeast Idaho. It includes many canyons, peaks, wilderness areas and reserves as well as the Logan metropolitan area and surrounding towns. The climbing here is varied and hosts something for everyone. 

Covering more than 50 miles of  northern Utah, Cache Valley sits between the Wellsville Mountains on the west and the Bear River Mountain Range on the east. The climate and landscape of the area are similar to those of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.  

Climbing can be found here year round. Climbing even exists in the picturesque Logan Canyon, which can get bitter and cold in the winter. Most crags in Logan will catching the sun, making the cold weather a gift on some occasions. Beautiful limestone rock, rivers, streams, and lakes make this scenic area a beautiful getaway.

In the warm, dry months, biking, boating, camping, and fishing can buy some time while chasing shade or on rest days. 

During the winter months, the skiing and snow sports prevail. If you're not out ice climbing or chasing sun, A handful of ski resorts can be reached with little to no effort. 

In addition to the climbing and outdoor adventures, Cache Valley also offers a variety of cultural events and festivals. Home to many creative artists, local galleries are found within walking distance of Logan.

Getting There Suggest change

Cache Valley is a large and encompassing area found in the cross-hairs of Interstate 15 and route 89. See individual areas for more detailed directions. 

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cache Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 40
Arrowhead
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 62
Star Shart
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 142
Babe-a-licious
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 111
Begging For Bolts
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 106
Betagraphic
Sport, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 71
Limestone Cowboy
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 56
Nuclear Fingers
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 38
Girls do Pinchlingue
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 49
Gray Matter
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 17
Minnowmaker
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 47
Crankenstein
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 44
Grey Hound
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 19
Basted Pikas
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 19
Paleface
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 14
Soul Crusher
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Arrowhead Logan Canyon > Preston Valley Pinnacle
 40
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Star Shart Logan Canyon > Fucoidal Quartzite
 62
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Babe-a-licious Logan Canyon > Betagraph
 142
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Begging For Bolts Logan Canyon > Fucoidal Quartzite
 111
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Betagraphic Logan Canyon > Betagraph
 106
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, TR
Limestone Cowboy Logan Canyon > Fucoidal Quartzite
 71
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Nuclear Fingers Logan Canyon > Mile 385 Area
 56
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Girls do Pinchlingue Logan Canyon > Rodent Ranch
 38
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Gray Matter Blacksmith Fork… > Left Hand Fork > Hardware Wall
 49
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Minnowmaker Logan Canyon > China Wall > China Cave Main
 17
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Crankenstein Blacksmith Fork… > Left Hand Fork > Hardware Wall
 47
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Grey Hound Blacksmith Fork… > Left Hand Fork > Hardware Wall
 44
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Basted Pikas Logan Canyon > Rodent Ranch
 19
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Paleface Logan Canyon > Mile 385 Area
 19
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Soul Crusher Blacksmith Fork… > Left Hand Fork > Hardware Wall
 14
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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