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Bullfrog Bay Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Bullfrog Marina provides access uplake to the Hite area as well as to Escalante down lake. This area covers miles 71 - 120, as they are most easily accessed from the Bullfrog area.


Bullfrog Marina offers the widest variety of services on the lake outside of Wahweap. Launch ramp, portable toilet dump station, free boat pump-out station, etc. ARAMARK, provides lodging, housekeeping units, restaurant, gift shop, grocery store, 2 campgrounds, laundry, showers, service station, boat rental, and boat repair. There is a post office in Bullfrog.
The State of Utah maintains a regularly scheduled ferry, capable of carrying cars, trucks, rv's and trailers, which runs between Bullfrog and Halls Crossing. This is a fee service and is available on a first come, first served basis. If ferry service is crucial to your trip, call ahead to verify that it is in service.
Phone: NPS, Bullfrog: 435-684-7400
Phone: Aramark, Bullfrog, ferry information: 435-684-3000

Getting There 

Getting to Bullfrog marina is accessed from UT-276 East. This can be approached from the North from Hanksville on UT 95 S or from Monticello on UT 95 N.

Canyons, Miles, Camping 

Bowns and Long Canyon share the same mouth at mile 74. There are no camping areas.
The Rincon mile 77. There are many campsites.
Iceberg Canyon mile 78. There are a few campsites.
Slick Rock Canyon mile 81. Has some good campsites.
Annies Canyon mile 83. No known campsites.
Lake Canyon mile 88, has some camping.
Lost Eden Canyon Mile 92. No known camping.
Halls Creek Bay, mile 93. Lots of camping.
Moqui Canyon, mile 99. Few camping spots.
Hansen Creek Canyon mile 104. Lots of camping.
Crystal Spring Canyon mile 104. Across from Hansen on right side going up lake. No available camping.
Smith Fork Canyon 106. No available camping.
Forgotten Canyon mile 106. Right side going up lake, Good camping.
Knowles Canyon Mile 109. Some good camping.
Cedar Canyon, mile 110. Few camping spots.
Warm Spring Canyon mile 110. Left side, No available camping.
Seven Mile canyon, mile 115 some camping.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',6],['5.10',5],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bullfrog Bay Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bullfrog Bay Area:
The Ring Breaker   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Bowns and Long Canyon
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The Ring Breaker 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Utah : Lake Powell : ... : Bowns and Long Canyon
Plenty of good splitters in this small area! Start in the water on good hands which turns into tight hands then ring locks (crux). Use a few good faceholds when in the ringlock section. Then finish out the climb by stepping to the right side of the crack to gain a ledge below a tips/fingers dihedral. This is a good stance to huck a gainer into the water below. On the FA a nose ring was ripped out at the crux be prepared.Theres an OW to the right, left and another hand crack to the left that we c...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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