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Book of Prophesy Var., The T 
Breaking the Sabbath S 
Caging the Zealot S 
Conditional Bliss S 
Elizabeth Blue Moss S 
Equanimity S 
Gordian Knot S 
Grumpy Old Men S 
Harbingers S 
Harsh Reality S 
Misfit Prophets S 
Mystic Dictator S 
Non-Technical Church Socks T 
Past Lives S 
Presence S 
Remains to be Seen S 
Roofs of Jericho, The S 
Secrets of Fatima, The S 
Ship of Fools S 
Soffit of Jericho, The S 
Softscrub TR 
Sticky Revelations S 
Technical Knee-Highs S 
Thieves Karma S 
Unknown S 
Visionaries, The S 
Whatever Happens...Happens (aka. Watermelon Wishes and 40oz dreams) T,S 
Wooden Hammer T 

Prophesy Wall 


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Location: 37.2939, -113.6932 View Map  Incorrect?
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Moonlit Prophesy Wall

Description 

This is a great wall with a lot of multi-pitch moderates. The rock is sandstone with varnish edges. The wall gets winter sun in the afternoon and shade in the morning. You can descend most routes with a single 60M. There are a few good trad/mixed routes, so don't leave your gear at home. The majority of the routes are 5.10 and are up to 250ft long.


Getting There 

Drive north out of St George on Rt 18. (Bluff St) Turn left on a gravel road at mile post 18. Drive 2 miles and turn left onto a dirt road below the cliff.


Climbing Season


28 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',5],['5.10',16],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Prophesy Wall:
Breaking the Sabbath   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Non-Technical Church Socks   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 60'   
Harsh Reality   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 190'   
The Soffit of Jericho   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Whatever Happens...Happens (aka. Watermelon Wishes and 40oz dreams)   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Past Lives   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 3 pitches, 180'   
Sticky Revelations   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 3 pitches, 210'   
Conditional Bliss   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 130'   
Remains to be Seen   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 220'   
Presence   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Ship of Fools   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   
Grumpy Old Men   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 110'   
Mystic Dictator   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Caging the Zealot   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Equanimity   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Roofs of Jericho   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   
The Visionaries   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Misfit Prophets   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 3 pitches, 240'   
Thieves Karma   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 2 pitches   
Gordian Knot   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 4 pitches, 220'   
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Featured Route For Prophesy Wall
Looking down from under the second roof at Kip Henrie.

The Roofs of Jericho 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  UT : Saint George : Prophesy Wall
For exact approach look in Rock Climbs of Southwest Utah by T. Goss. Start is behind a bush, just right of a dihedral. 5.9 climbing up varnished edges to crux over the first roof. Excellent belay station for second pitch, however significant rope drag over the first roof for the second ascender. Second pitch is a little more crimpy with a tougher second roof crux. Two rappels down with single rope or walk off if you want a long hike down....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Local Information for Prophesy Wall
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A-<a href='/v/past-lives/106056709'>Past Lives</a> <br />B-<a href='/v/harbingers/106405783'>Harbingers</a> <br />C-<a href='/v/conditional-bliss/106603985'>Conditional Bliss</a> <br />D-<a href='/v/caging-the-zealot/106065711'>Caging the Zealot</a> <br />E-<a href='/v/mystic-dictator/106918407'>Mystic Dictator</a> <br />F-<a href='/v/harsh-reality/106065730'>Harsh Reality</a> <br />G-<a href='/v/the-visionaries/105718495'>The Visionaries</a> <br />H-<a href='/v/presence/106946604'>Presence</a> <br />I-<a href='/v/gordian-knot/106944694'>Gordian Knot</a> <br />J-<a href='/v/breaking-the-sabbath/107072538'>Breaking the Sabbath</a> <br />K-<a href='/v/sticky-revelations/105718492'>Sticky Revelations</a>
<em>Prophesy Wall</em> from the road.
BETA PHOTO: Prophesy Wall from the road.
First rappel 2010
First rappel 2010
Rappelling off Prophecy Wall.
Rappelling off Prophecy Wall.
One of the first outdoor climbs I've done 2010
One of the first outdoor climbs I've done 2010
Rappel
Rappel
Big rap after some great double pitch
Big rap after some great double pitch
Climbing the first pitch of Prophesy Wall
Climbing the first pitch of Prophesy Wall
DeDe Barney seeking revelations at the prophesy wall
DeDe Barney seeking revelations at the prophesy wa...
Despite heavy bolting, traffic, and abuse, there are still great views to be seen
Despite heavy bolting, traffic, and abuse, there a...
jeff cox making 5.7 look good
jeff cox making 5.7 look good
Pat walkin on trail towards crag
Pat walkin on trail towards crag
Working our way up the route. It was certainly an adventure.
Working our way up the route. It was certainly an ...
Some aesthetic stone
Some aesthetic stone
DeDe  making the desert blossom
DeDe making the desert blossom
Steve on his first ever lead.
Steve on his first ever lead.
Lovely spring flowers near the parking
Lovely spring flowers near the parking
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By jtwalter
From: Orem, UT
Apr 12, 2010

If you're looking for a nice local spot to eat at after climbing at Prophecy Wall stop in at the Red Dog Cafe in Dammeron Valley. They're a family run restaurant that specializes in burgers, steaks, and quality BBQ. The homemade pies are great.

By L. Hamilton
Apr 27, 2010

There appear to be four bolted variations now to the first pitch of Sticky Revelations -- bright shiny metal everywhere you look, some just an arm's span apart. What a mess!

There's quite a spray of bolts along and below the traverse ledge near Secrets of Fatima, too. Secrets of Fatima is a proud line well separate from its neighbors, but is gym-ification the sad future of this cliff?

By L. Hamilton
Apr 27, 2010

To end on a more positive note, we liked Red Dog Cafe too.

By Ben Folsom
Apr 28, 2010

We've done a few of the routes on this cliff with all or mostly natural pro, only clipping the occasional bolt, safely, climbing past bolt after bolt next to perfectly bomber gear placements... Sad.

By Paul Wilhelmsen
From: sandy, ut
Jan 25, 2013

if you are a SLC climber who is looking for good winter climbing, this is a good place to go. 4 hours or less away from SLC, Prophesy wall is a great place to go for a weekender. Super fun climbs and camping spots abound.
And, as they mention in previous comments; there is a lot of bolts here, enough that sometimes its hard to pick out routes. But its still a great wall with a short approach and a lot of options in the .10 range.

By Mark Lewis
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 22, 2013

FYI - Red Dog Cafe was closed and up for sale when I drove by it February 2013. Not sure what the details are or what happened.

By Austin Harris
May 2, 2014

The campsites near the prophecy wall were not too trashed a few days ago. We bagged out a bunch of cigarette butts and broken glass today tho. I know climbers are better than to leave trash in the campsites or crags, but it would help a lot if we each bagged some trash out when we come. Lets keep this awesome crag in great shape!