Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef from above Fruita
Capitol Reef National Park has a fair selection of good Wingate crack routes. The only detractions are sometimes long approaches, and an NPS moratorium on any new anchor bolting. There is also a moseratelt good bouldering area about fifteen minutes to the west of the park outside Bicknell.
Get to Capitol Reef either by way of highway 24 (from I-70 to Hanksville, and then west to the park), or by highway 50 (east off of I-15 from Scipio to Salina, and then southeast on highway 24 through Loa, Bicknell, and Torrey to the park).
Most (if not all) of the actual climbing areas are along the scenic drive, a paved road that goes along the backside of the reef south from the park visitor center.
Weather station 0.1 miles from here
38 Total Routes
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False Premonitions 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a UT
: Capitol Reef National Park
: Capitol Gorge
An amazing hand crack in a right facing dihedral. Climb easy broken rock 10 feet to a ledge at the base of the corner proper. From here jam absolutely amazing hand crack (#2 camolots or #2.5 friends) to a good stance below crux off-width (less than a body lenght, a #4 camalot fits perfect). Thrutch up off-width for a couple of moves to the anchor on the left....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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By Jared Spaulding
From: Central WY
Jun 5, 2013
Cathedral Valley is indeed spectacular. Unfortunately it is off limits to climbing. From the close non-climbing inspection I have done of it is indeed similar to the Fisher Towers. Folks may have climbed on it prior to its closure (I am unsure of when it was officially closed). There are very similar towers further east (and out of the Park) along the northern edge of the Moroni Slopes and near Salt Wash mountainproject.com/v/the-muds...