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Elevation: 5,601 ft 1,707 m
GPS: 38.28546, -111.24359
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Fruita is located in the heart of Capitol Reef National Park. Fruita is abundant in history and offers opportunities to experience amazing geology, development and exploration of a diverse landscape. Camping is available in town as well as access to the Scenic Drive and multiple well-establish hikes off highway 24.  

This area contains climbing and bouldering accessed from the town of Fruita. A large collection of routes and bouldering listed here can be found along the Capitol Reef Scenic Drive through the Grand Wash.

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Located between Torrey and Cainville along route 24 in Capitol Reef, see individual areas for directions.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Fruita Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 5
Lithic Scatter
Boulder
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 16
Pussy Bolt
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 22
Left and Right Practice Cracks
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 9
Sharon's crack
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 8
BFF
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Capitol Flake
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Boulder Overhang
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 5
Capitol Roof
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 5
Terrible Two's
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lithic Scatter Grand Wash > Grand Wash Boul… > Everett Ruess Memoria…
 5
V2 5+ Boulder
Pussy Bolt Grand Wash > Terrible Twos Wall
 16
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad
Left and Right Practice Cracks Grand Wash > Terrible Twos Wall
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sharon's crack Grand Wash > Terrible Twos Wall
 9
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
BFF Grand Wash > Terrible Twos Wall
 8
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Capitol Flake Grand Wash > Terrible Twos Wall
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Boulder Overhang Grand Wash > Grand Wash Boul… > Hand Crack Boulder
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Capitol Roof Fruita Environs
 5
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Terrible Two's Grand Wash > Terrible Twos Wall
 5
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
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