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Submitted By: Andrew Morris on Dec 4, 2002
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Description 

You can see all the boulders above on the hillside. It's all bouldering with a lot of boulders to chose from. I think it's granite but I'm really not sure. I've heard it's a really popular place to boulder but when I've been there it hasn't been crowded at all.

Getting There 

Up 25th street. You can park at the gate there and just walk up the hill on the trails that get up there. You'll be able to see some of the boulders from the road

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.2 miles from here

66 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',25],['1 Star',20],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',10],['V2-3',47],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',1],['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 Ogden Boulder Field:
Lobster Arete   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Lower Boulder Field : Lobster Rock
Patriot Crack   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Patriot Crack Area : Patriot Crack
220   V2 5+     Boulder   Lower Boulder Field : G-2
Singapore   V3 6A     Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   Lower Boulder Field : The Tooth
Mecham   V4 6B     Boulder   Lower Boulder Field : The Tooth
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Slick 50

Slick 50 V8 7B  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Arrowhead
Slick 50 has two different starts; the original stand start, and the somewhat paradoxical sit start, which is actually easier.For the original, stand start on the mediocre underclings, and crank the powerful crux move out to the arete. Work your way up the arete until you make a small jump to a pinch. From here top out to the right via a somewhat technical and scary mantle.For the sit start, start on a decent undercling on the bottom left side of the face. Slap to the arete, avoid t...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Anonymous Coward
Feb 8, 2003
ive never been to this place i will check it out korbin
By Eric Jacobsen
Mar 26, 2003
Andrew or anyone else...email me some more details about Ogden climbing!
By Anonymous Coward
Oct 5, 2003
I visit the Ogden benches quite often for the bouldering. In the summer, the quartzite can be very slick. I usually wait til it's a bit cooler to climb. The area offers problems from V0 up to V9. It's worth a visit. And if you see any punks spray painting the rock or breaking beer bottles under climbs, smack them around for me! Have fun.
By Anonymous Coward
Oct 24, 2003
Ogden bouldering field I vist it every week. Its a good spot for a first date. Just make sure you know your way around. Have fun chau!
By MJMobes
From: The land of steady habits
Mar 31, 2007
according to the book, 27th street is private property parking. not true. this is the place to park and hit the upper boulder field.

above that is the Schoolroom climbing area with 90+ routes to do just another 15 minutes up the hill. check rockclimbing.com/routes/North_...

for more routes
By Charlie S
From: Ogden, UT
Dec 11, 2011
The rock here is quartzite, similar to the Schoolroom area just above. Also similar to BCC, but this quartzite isn't nearly as slick.
By BackCountry
From: West Point, UT
Dec 23, 2011
I created a guide via ikiboulder.com that is quite comprehensive. You can create and print off a pdf that should direct you to any part of this excellent bouldering area.

ikiboulder.com/guides/guide/Ut...
By Charlie S
From: Ogden, UT
Jul 15, 2012
Someone has decided to use brown spray paint to cover over either previous graffiti or chalk on Tooth and Cliff Side boulders. There's also a brand new piece of spray paint "artwork" at the top of the Tooth boulder. This obviously detracts not only from the aesthetics but also the friction of the rock.

I'm most disappointed with whichever local decided he'd like to leave his mark. Unfortunately this sets a precedent for other rebellious youths. I just hope it doesn't end up looking like that hideous rock at the mouth of Parley's Canyon.
By suckMYbistrong
Apr 10, 2013
is there any camping near here? heading up for the ogden annual climbing festival, so any camping thats really close by, or free would be great! thanks
By Michael Schmenk
From: South Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 19, 2014
Horrible bouldering. Don't waste your time here.