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Bear Hollow Rock Climbing 

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Bear Hollow is a side canyon to Echo Canyon with two established climbing areas so far. Short approaches and a good number of moderate routes make this a popular area. The rock is decent quality conglomerate (helmets recommended).

Note: Glue-in bolts are catching on as the superior choice for this type of rock.

Getting There 

From I-80 take exit 169 and drive east for 2.7 miles to a large pullout on the left (north) lined with large boulders and a sign reading "Death's Rock". Clint Eastwood Wall is a short walk to the first obvious cliff face. Bear Hollow Wall is on the same cliff band several yards left of Clint Eastwood Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bear Hollow

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bear Hollow:
Maple Jones   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Bear Hollow Wall
Fist Full of Dollars   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Bear Hollow Wall
Dirty Harry   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Clint Eastwood Wall
Josie Wales   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 65'   Clint Eastwood Wall
Cimmaron   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 56'   Clint Eastwood Wall
Sanction   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 56'   Clint Eastwood Wall
Unknown   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Clint Eastwood Wall
Unknown   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Bear Hollow Wall
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Rock Climbing Photo: A bullet hit on a BD carabiner

Corn On The Cobble 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Utah : Echo Canyon : ... : Bear Hollow Wall
Just to the left and on the same short wall as Maple Jones. Good Rock all things considering.Pitch #1: Pockets and cobble your way up to a bulge and lower angle climbing to the belay. 5.10b, 15m.Matthew Washburn's carabiner left during equipping the original belay had been shot and destroyed by a stray bullet! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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