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Utah Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,939'
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Welcome to Utah, home to some of the best climbing in the United States. Whether you like the ultra-difficult limestone in American Fork Canyon and Logan, the world-famous sandstone splitters and towers of the deserts, or the impeccable granite of Little Cottonwood Canyon, we have a place for you to climb.

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11,314 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Utah

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Utah:
Tachycardia   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 3 pitches, 300'   Heart Rock Area : Heart Rock
Lowe Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches   Lone Peak Cirque : Question Mark Wall
The Moonlight Buttress (Clean Aid)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1     Trad, Aid, 10 pitches, 1200'   Zion National Park : Moonlight Buttress
North Chimney   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches   Castle Valley : Castleton Tower
Supercrack of the Desert   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Indian Creek : Supercrack Buttress
The Headache   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 380'   Mount Carmel Tunnel : Headache Area
Incredible Hand Crack   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Indian Creek : Supercrack Buttress
Stolen Chimney   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A0     Trad, Aid   Fisher Towers : Ancient Art
Jah Man   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches   Castle Valley : Sister Superior Group
Fine Jade   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 5 pitches   Castle Valley : The Rectory
Lightning Bolt Cracks   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Grade III   Indian Creek : North Six Shooter Peak
North Face   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 3 pitches   Castle Valley : Castleton Tower
Pente   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad   Indian Creek : Reservoir Wall
Scarface   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad   Indian Creek : Scarface
Sinestra   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad   Indian Creek : Original Meat Wall
Arm and Hammer   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 6 pitches, 600'   Bell's Canyon : Middle Bell Tower
Primrose Dihedrals   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 7 pitches, 600'   Island In The Sky : Moses
Annunaki   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Indian Creek : The Optimator
Namaste   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   South Fork of Taylor : Namaste Wall
Way Rambo   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Indian Creek : Way Rambo
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Featured Route For Utah
Rock Climbing Photo: Tooele Tower early morning winter sun.

Tooele Tower 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Utah : Zion National Park : Eagle Crag
Drive back and forth between Mosquito Cove and Zion enough and you can't help but wonder about that toothy ridge above Rockville.The most exotic-looking tooth, far left on the skyline from the road, has a short and sweet route on the backside path of least resistance. A perfect way to try out Zion sandstone without shuttles, tourists, and big wall logistics. We got beta from a drawn topo at the backcountry ranger desk in Zion and from m.project.The rock formation you climb seems to be called eit...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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Rock Climbing Photo: Overlooking Mt. Olympus with SLC covered in clouds...
Overlooking Mt. Olympus with SLC covered in clouds...
Rock Climbing Photo: Delicate Arch, Arches National Park
Delicate Arch, Arches National Park
Rock Climbing Photo: Golden Cathedral.  It is Hooooge. Check out the th...
Golden Cathedral. It is Hooooge. Check out the th...
Rock Climbing Photo: P.Ross climbing on Eastern Reef Slabs ,San Rafael ...
P.Ross climbing on Eastern Reef Slabs ,San Rafael ...
Rock Climbing Photo: This is Scott rapping into the Golden Cathedral, t...
This is Scott rapping into the Golden Cathedral, t...
Rock Climbing Photo: The high spur.Robbers Roost, UT.
The high spur.Robbers Roost, UT.
Rock Climbing Photo: More High Spur.
More High Spur.
Rock Climbing Photo: Double Arch-Arches N.P. Photo by Blitzo.
Double Arch-Arches N.P. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Dead tree and Skyline Arch-Arches. Photo by Blitzo...
Dead tree and Skyline Arch-Arches. Photo by Blitzo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bryce Canyon National Park. Photo by Blitzo.
Bryce Canyon National Park. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: West Desert target practice for locals.
West Desert target practice for locals.
Rock Climbing Photo: Aspens-Autumn. Photo by Blitzo.
Aspens-Autumn. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Hoodoos in Bryce National Park.
Hoodoos in Bryce National Park.
Rock Climbing Photo: Awesome rock fall on the shoulder between Castleto...
Awesome rock fall on the shoulder between Castleto...
Rock Climbing Photo: Hop Rising. Great beer in Utah! Photo by Blitzo.
Hop Rising. Great beer in Utah! Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Bryce Canyon, Utah.  Taken on a 12 mile loop hike,...
Bryce Canyon, Utah. Taken on a 12 mile loop hike,...
Rock Climbing Photo: one of the best walls un Utah. the Namaste wall in...
one of the best walls un Utah. the Namaste wall in...
Rock Climbing Photo: Winter at Sunset Point in Bryce Canyon
Winter at Sunset Point in Bryce Canyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Forget bike lanes; this is what we have in Utah.
Forget bike lanes; this is what we have in Utah.
Rock Climbing Photo: The first ascent of Robs Wild Ride.
The first ascent of Robs Wild Ride.
Rock Climbing Photo: High altitude sport climbing in the Uinta Mountain...
High altitude sport climbing in the Uinta Mountain...
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Rock Climbing Photo: Flooded Salt Flats on Hwy. 80. Photo by Blitzo.
Flooded Salt Flats on Hwy. 80. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Another view of Green River Towers...
Another view of Green River Towers...

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