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The Red Rock

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Always Leave a Generous Root Tip 
Baby Teeth 
Bad Case of Gingervitus  
Bloody Impaction 
Cavity Bones 
Cuspidnator, The 
Dry Socket 
Face Plant 
Facial Fracture 
Gum Cheese 
Latrogenic Pain 
Liken Z' Planus 
Third Molar Round-Up 
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The Red Rock 


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Submitted By: Jake Richens on Sep 21, 2005
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The Red Rock Area
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Description 

Routes are listed from left to right, all the names and ratings are listed at the crag.


Getting There 

follow the trail to the rock, 5 minutes and your there.


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',3],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['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 The Red Rock:
Facial Fracture   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Sport, 50'   
Dry Socket   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 40'   
Face Plant   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a R     Trad, 40'   
Bad Case of Gingervitus    5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Bloody Impaction   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport   
Latrogenic Pain   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport   
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Bad Case of Gingervitus 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Red Rock
This was my favorite climb in the area. The crux was getting out of the gully and onto the face. After you pull this move about 1/3rd of the way up its a 5.7 all the way to the top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Jake Richens
From: Sl, ut
Apr 29, 2006

New directions for salt lake climbers, drive down i-15 until you reach the bangeter highway turnoff, exit and turn left, follow bangeter up the hill and straight through the light that has a chevron on the corner, keep going straight when you see the red rock get ready for a left hand turn that will take you to the parking lot. The dentist made a new trail that will confuse the first timers so watch for the first trail merger and take the switch back which will lead you to a higher trail. from here you can make it no problem. Enjoy the rock and clean up after yourself and others, this is my playground as well as yours.

By icsteveoh
From: salt lake city, UT
Sep 2, 2006

the road you make a left on to is like bob weir road or mike weir or dave weir something weir...

By adaml
Jul 27, 2009

I don't know why the description of this area says that 'the routes are listed from left to right'. They appear to be listed in alphabetical order on the site and that certainly doesn't match the left to right orientation at the area. Am I missing something?

By Nathan Marsh
From: st. george utah
Oct 15, 2009

They are not in order left to right.. I believe someone took off the tags and the routes were re tagged... not sure if they kept their old names or not.

By Donovan
From: West Jordan, Utah
Sep 8, 2010

This is a fun place to start off your season while you are waiting for the snow to melt. Lots of routes really close together. Most of them are pretty easy, but there are a few challenging ones. There are many youth groups and scouts brought here so beware! If you are alone, it probably won't be for long. The only other downside I can think of to this place is the rope drag. Plenty of these routes drag. Overall it is a fun place to climb, but once the canyon snow is gone, you won't see me there.

By Mark Alston
May 19, 2011

There is apparently a new parking area right at the base of the trail heading up to the crag. There is a nice sign identifying the location and the trail has signs directing you all the way up.

Very fun place to get in some TR climbs with the family.

By Tristan B
From: La Crescenta, CA
Sep 10, 2011

If you have a trad rack bring it here. You could lead some of the routes on gear or at least pratice placing gear and clip some bolts if you are learning to trad climb.

By James The Third
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Mar 15, 2014

Like Donovan mentioned, this is a great place to climb in the early spring. I'd recommend going later in the day for the most sun though. With the easy, labeled routes and benches, this is as close to climbing in the gym as you can get outside and is a great place to bring people who are new to outside sport climbing. There are also some awesome views of the Salt Lake valley!