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Upper Tier Rock Climbing 

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Also known as the third tier, this crag has a handful of great sport routes over steep, featured rock. The lines here have some of the best quality stone at the Graveside Matter. The wall gets morning shade and afternoon sun.

Getting There 

Located above the Lower Tier, follow the main trail into the canyon to the Graveside Matter Slab, walk up and west then hike west along the rim from Too Much Cock Not Enough Lycra.

Climbing Season

For the Graveside Matter Wall area.

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Tier

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Tier:
Catacomb   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Upper Tier
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Bone Ronguer 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  UT : Cedar City : ... : Upper Tier
This beautiful line on flawless limestone is left of and shares anchors with Dancing Skeleton. Holds are sharp, crimpy edges with a hard start and another crux getting past the 4th bolt. However, almost every move is 5.10. This really is a superb climb. Kudos to the first ascensionist!...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Rock Climbing Photo: This is the approach ledge to the upper (3rd) tier...
BETA PHOTO: This is the approach ledge to the upper (3rd) tier...
Rock Climbing Photo: The climbs left to right: Reaper 5.11a, Bone Rongu...
BETA PHOTO: The climbs left to right: Reaper 5.11a, Bone Rongu...

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