Snow Canyon: if Zion and Red Rocks crashed into ea...
The largest, most populated area of Snow Canyon, The Island in the Sky hosts eight of the most popular and accessible crags. An actual island of sandstone, this block has the highest concentration of routes which range from 5.5 to 5.12. Primarily west facing, this megaplex is a great place to catch mid to late afternoon sun. Whether you seek sport, trad, sport and trad, all-day adventures or short, quick cragging, the subsections of The Island in the Sky will have a little something for everybody.
The Island in the Sky is most easily found by entering Snow Canyon from its south entrance. After the service booth drive north along highway 8 to the Jenny's Canyon parking lot at mile marker nine. All crags are reached by one of four parking areas starting here and ending at the Pioneer Names access lot. See individual crags for parking directions.
Weather station 7.2 miles from here
38 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Island In The Sky:
Featured Route For Island In The Sky
The Doghouse Arete 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c UT
: Saint George
: ... : The Doghouse
The warm-up of choice for the visiting sport climber, The Doghouse Arete will get the flash pump out of the way-and quick! Steep and tricky, this rounded arete offers the most room for error. Dynamic climbing leads to some tricky and powerful moves. A handful of jugs, a huge flat edge, and some killer crimps keep this steep route fun and exciting. Figure out the difficult sequences and stay out of the doghouse! ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT