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Pete's Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.65299, -111.806 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Jun 21, 2006
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Pete's Rock is the tallest quartzite cliff just north of the parking lot. Some bouldering, one sport route, a lot of TR's, and possible trad lines abound.

Getting There 

Park your car and walk there.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Pete's Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pete's Rock:
Standard Traverse   V1 5     Boulder, 50'   
Unknown   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: I think this is unknown 1 and unknown. TR can be d...

Unknown 1 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Pete's Rock
Climb up the vegetated crack just East of the chimney/corner. Follow the flake up to a bulge. Avoid the vegetation under the large roof to the right. Climb up the arete that terminates in the roof for an easier 5.7 variation. For the 5.10d move, climb up the West side of the bulge. Once over the bulge, climb an easy slab to the anchors. Bring slings to reduce rope drag for TR....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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By Ryan Brough
From: Arvada, Colorado
Mar 21, 2007
Back in the day, each of the "established" routes had a number painted at the bottom. These numbers were assigned based upon difficulty, with 1 being the easiest, and 15 being the most difficult. From left to right, this is the order: 14 2 9 8 1 4 3 10 11 12 13 15 7 6. The boulder traverse starts at the base of 4 and finishes past the base of 6. Now that the painted numbers are gone, it is difficult to determine what is what, but it looks more natural.
By Trevor Lindgren
Mar 16, 2015
Loved this place!

Close to the parking lot, easy/safe to set up a top rope, at least one good climb available for beginners like my son and I. Nice view. We loved it!
By J Shade
From: SLC, UT
Aug 12, 2016
Lovely place to top rope solo. There are 5 anchors (from what I saw) on the main rock (looker's right of the chimney). Each of them had a line which would go in the 5.8 to 5.9 range. There are also variations to make them more difficult.

Also, pretty simple to access the hangars from the top. Bring some extra cordalette to rig them. Only had a very small problem with choss; a few smaller rocks fell when pulling the rope after rappelling.

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