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Chicken Wire S 
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If The Fall Doesnt Kill You A Car Will S 
Layback Crack T 
Outer Rim T 
Sudden Exposure S 
Twinkle Toes T 

Hole in the Rock Rock Climbing 

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Afternoon shade. great sport climbing, good rock quality, well protected. you can park right by the base of the wall, no approach.

Getting There 

go up ogden canyon(12th street, about 2 miles past the waterfall at the mouth of the canyon. look for a large parking area o the south side of the canyon.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.3 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Hole in the Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hole in the Rock:
Sudden Exposure   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
If The Fall Doesnt Kill You A Car Will   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
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Featured Route For Hole in the Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: DSwanson pulling the crux on Chicken Wire.

Chicken Wire 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Hole in the Rock
This is a Three bolt sport route. The start is jut to the left of the hole at the base of the wall. The route consists of hard smearing between good holds with the first few feet being the hardest. The first bolt is quit high which leaves the "namesake" cable as the only protection right off the deck. The space between the bolts is just a little runout. Shared anchor with Hole In The Rock....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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By wasatch-mtn-man
Jun 10, 2009
Very easy to TR the bottom wall by scrambling up to the left. There are two sets of bolts. The lower set is out on the face and are a bit older but seem fine. A fall could potentially pull the block off where these bolts are. Better to use the top set of bolts that are two Fixe bolts connected by a chain and a nice rap ring to come down off of. These are located on a nice ledge about 7-8 feet up and to the right of the bolts on the face.

We should try talking with Ogden City to see if we could get those wires moved further out on the face so they are not in the way.
By Riddler
From: Centerville, UT
Jun 10, 2009
Unfortunately, the Ogden Area Climbing Guide has no first ascent information. I don’t have any of the older, out-of-print guides; maybe there is some info there?

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