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The Valley of Zion  


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Location: 40.7398, -112.6406 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: DCrane on Oct 29, 2012
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Description 

This area offers some fantastic climbs on limestone of good quality, though some of the newer routes need some cleaning still. Although there is some garbage and shells from shooters in the parking area, this isn't as popular a place to target practice as Lone Rock. The higher areas aren't in the line of fire if that is an issue.
There are other names for the cliffs in this area (and some of the routes) but I am going off of what is in James Garrett's book Utah's West Desert here as it's the only tangible information I can find (Good book, by the way, check it out).

Getting There 

Take I80 West from SLC or East from Wendover to exit 77 Dugway/Rowley. Head South under the freeway and take the first dirt road to your left (East). Follow this until you can turn Left on a 'road' that goes North a bit then around to the East. Park in the large pullout/shooting area on the right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.1 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',7],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['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 The Valley of Zion:
Elysian Fields   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   Blob's Your Uncle
101 Kicken Chicken   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Tokey Dokey
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Featured Route For The Valley of Zion
Weapons In The Wrong Hands climbs the center of this rock

Weapons In The Wrong Hands 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  UT : Stansbury Mountains : ... : Blob's Your Uncle
Another fun sport climb up some rock of rather interesting color and texture.This is a popular place to test your aim.For more info, see James Garrett's guidebook Utah's West Desert....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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