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China Wall  


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Location: 41.7854, -111.64221 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is THE CRAG in Logan Canyon! A big steep wall with some of the hardest climbing in all of Utah, including Super Tweak (14b). There are also a few routes for mere mortals who can only do 12s.

This crag is steep and intimidating, and is probably the most obvious wall in the whole canyon.The bolts are plentiful and various linkups criss cross all over the crag. The easiest route on the cave is about 12b (Oboe), but there is a more vertical wall just to the right of the cave that holds several 10s and 11s (and some really hard routes too).

Getting There 

Park at mile 383.4 on the north side right near a bridge. Walk up canyon on a trail for about 5 minutes until you walk under the massive cave.

If you are driving up the canyon and you see China Wall (and you can't miss it), you have gone too far.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.1 miles from here

23 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for China Wall:
Dihedral Route   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
First Blood   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Minnowmaker   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Oboe   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bolt Ladder   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   
Blank Out   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Coast to Coast   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Praise the Lowered   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Moratorium   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   
Secret Sharer   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For China Wall
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Praise the Lowered 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : China Wall
Great line on the "slabby" part of the China Wall! Actually, this line is pretty much vertical with sections of gently overhanging stone, so don't expect a slab climb! This route doesn't have many sharp holds - they are pretty kind on the skin. The climbing involves difficult face maneuvers with reachy moves, lots of sidepulls, and tricky feet.Praise the Lowered is well protected but not overly so - you will be pulling some cruxes above bolts - the way God intended them to be done!This is abou...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of China Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Cory is laying it down smoothly
Cory is laying it down smoothly
J-Dog is groping for luna
J-Dog is groping for luna
I must confess this picture is not the best, but I've only been to this crag once and only got on 2 climbs. Let me know which routes I need to change. thanks  <br />1. Vulcan Crawl <br />2. <a href='/v/gang-of-four/105741071'>Gang of Four</a> <br />3. <a href='/v/dihedral-route/107827492'>Dihedral Route</a> <br />4. <a href='/v/minnowmaker/107741178'>Minnowmaker</a> <br />5. <a href='/v/praise-the-lowered/105741080'>Praise the Lowered</a> <br />6. <a href='/v/first-blood/108176476'>First Blood</a> <br />7. <a href='/v/bolt-ladder/106515061'>Bolt Ladder</a> <br />8. <a href='/v/viable-option/106549491'>Viable Option</a> <br />9. <a href='/v/unknown-511a/106549500'>Unknown 5.11a??</a>
BETA PHOTO: I must confess this picture is not the best, but I...

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