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Stansbury Mountains Rock Climbing 


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Cliff to the northwest of Deseret Peak

Description 

The Stansbury Mountains form the west side of the Tooele Valley. They are best known for the popular trail on 11,031' Deseret Peak, but there is also excellent hard limestone sport climbing in South Willow Canyon and a little bouldering on Stansbury Island.

Getting There 

The Stansbury Mountains are generally accessed from Grantsville.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

83 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',36],['2 Stars',34],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',6],['5.9',15],['5.10',25],['5.11',10],['5.12',15],['5.13',6],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Stansbury Mountains

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Stansbury Mountains:
Gerry Rig   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Valley of Zion : Blob's Your Aunt
Elysian Fields   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   The Valley of Zion : Blob's Your Uncle
Higher Heights   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Valley of Zion : Blob's Your Uncle
Lion Paw   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   The Valley of Zion : Blob's Your Uncle
Rivers Edge   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South
Prince of Squeeze   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South
Walk the Plank   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South
The Eleven   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South
Unknown 11c-ish   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South
Refiner   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North
Teflon Guerrilla   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North
Black Sails   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North
Narrowpathic   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North
Texture   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 50'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North
Slim Shady   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South
River Runs Through It   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South
Dust   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North
Nerve Agent    5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - South
ATV   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North
TKO   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 50'   South Willow Canyon - Narro... : Narrows - North
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The Big Smile 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a  Utah : West Desert : ... : Narrows - South
This route is located in the upper Narrows and is found on the south wall of the pass. I believe it is the third line of bolts from the right (west) end of the wall as you face south. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

Photos of Stansbury Mountains Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Cliff to the west of Deseret Peak
Cliff to the west of Deseret Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Deseret Peak
Deseret Peak

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By Bshirley
Jun 8, 2016
if anyone has any ski descent history outside of deseret peak send me some info please.