looking at the shady side of black rocks
This northwest-facing canyon wall is in the shade the majority of the day, getting sun only in the afternoon. The harder routes (5.12 to 5.13) at Black Rocks are found on this side, although the majority of the lines are in the 5.10 range.
Follow the trail from the parking area
. Upon descending into the canyon do not cross to the other side of the canyon.
Weather station 4.0 miles from here
25 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Shady Side
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shady Side:
Extinction 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Unknown 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Slap Happy 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Shady Side
Petrophyte 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c UT
: Saint George
: ... : Shady Side
This route ascends the right facing dihedral to the right of "Event Horizon." The crux is getting to the first placement. As you climb this you will find that there are great stances every time that you feel that you need to place gear. It's great!(There was chalk all over this crack so if you know who climbed it first or the original name please let me know and I'll make the appropriate changes.)...[more] Browse More Classics in UT