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Routes in Cougar Cliffs

Arachnaphobia S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Catatonic S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Delusions of Grandeur S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Eat the French S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
Forsaken S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Geezer Holocaust S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Going for the Throat S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Heaven's a Lie S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Indecent Exposure S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pearls Before Swine S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Petting the Pussycat S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pigsty S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sunday Afternoon w/ The Family S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: W. Harding, T. Goss
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Shared By: grk10vq on Mar 11, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Cougar Cliffs are located in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, and managed by Snow Canyon S.P. Details


An awkward start leads to some friendlier climbing above. Petting the Pussycat follows the only crack of the tallest wall passing a good selection of bolts. The route climbs through jugs, cracks, and edges to a two bolt anchor. Rap the line here or continue past a few more bolts to another two bolt anchor and walk off or rap.


This line sits in the middle of the tallest, most prominent south/west face on the cliff's floor. The start of this route is currently marked with a sand filled shopping cart. Thats right, i said shopping cart-sounds classic doesn't it! Don't be deterred.


8 to 11 bolts (depending on where you stop), There are (2) two bolt anchors.


I thought this was pretty dang fun. The rock was better and more solid than some of the other lines at this chossy crag and the handcrack had some pretty fun jams. I love it when you can use a lot of different techniques on a climb. Jan 3, 2010
Nathan Marsh
st. george utah
Nathan Marsh   st. george utah
great pumpy looonng climb. Actually could protect well with trad gear. Dec 9, 2012

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