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Big Boy 
Black Lung 
Fig Fart 
Get Shorty 
Gettin' Warmer 
Goatee Traverse 
Huge Mamma 
Joe Cool 
Marble Cake 
North Arete 
Phony Baloney 
Phony Baloney Traverse 
Resident Evil 
Scary Spice 
Slap Me Silly 
Snake Bite 
Stand Up 
Stumblebum Traverse 
Suck That 
Sun in My Eye Traverse 
Sun in My Eyes 
Super Sloper 
Two Finger Variation 
Warm Me Up, Scotty 
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Area 51 Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.30754, -111.1133 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aeon Aki, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Peter Franzen on Oct 30, 2006


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BETA PHOTO: The back side of the main boulder. Resident Evil ...


Area 51 is a collection of a few remarkably good boulders that are 5 minutes uphill from the parking area. Hard problems like Black Lung (V13) and Resident Evil (V10/11) are just a few feet from easier classics like Super Sloper (V2). Great rock, great landings, a good concentration of problems, and some truly classic problems that get sun until late in the afternoon make this one of the best areas at Joe's.

Getting There 

Take the trail from the end of the parking lot uphill, then veer off to the right at an obvious cairn after a minute or two. Follow this trail for another minute or two to the boulders.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

28 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Area 51

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Area 51:
Warm Me Up, Scotty   V1 5     Boulder   
Gettin' Warmer   V2 5+     Boulder   
Super Sloper   V3 6A     Boulder   
Huge Mamma   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Joe Cool   V3 6A R     Boulder, 20'   
Scary   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   
Goatee Traverse   V3+ 6A+     Boulder, 20'   
Snake Bite   V3+ 6A+     Boulder   
Stumblebum Traverse   V4 6B     Boulder   
Phony Baloney   V5 6C     Boulder   
Sun in My Eye Traverse   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   
North Arete   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   
SPAM   V6-7 7A+     Boulder   
Big Boy   V7 7A+     Boulder   
Phony Baloney Traverse   V7 7A+     Boulder   
Stand Up   V7-8 7B     Boulder   
Resident Evil   V10 7C+     Boulder   
Black Lung   V13 8B     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Area 51
Rock Climbing Photo: CPR on Scary Spice

Scary Spice V3+ 6A+  Utah : Joe's Valley : ... : Area 51
Start on a crimp rail in the middle of face, just down and left of the Scary lieback feature. Move left to a side pull crimp, jump straight up to a flat jug in the fiddle of the face, go straight up on good crimps and top out on the apex....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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