Best Climbing in Utah

This list represents the most popular climbing in Utah. Use this list to plan your next Utah climbing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Left Fork (Zion National Park)

    3 Reviews

    Virgin, UT

    A day hike following a wilderness self-rappel route down the Left Fork canyon and ending at Left Fork trailhead. Following one of the most popular routes in Zion National Park, this hike penetrates ...
    •  8 hours
    •  8.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike following a wilderness self-rappel route down the Left Fork canyon and ending at Left Fork trailhead. Following ...

  • #2 Rock Climbing Around Salt Lake City

    0 Reviews

    Salt Lake City, UT

    There are an amazing number of rock climbing thrills to be had in the Salt Lake City area. Before tackling any of the rock climbs of this region you must be proficient or be accompanied by a ...
    •  Guide

    There are an amazing number of rock climbing thrills to be had in the Salt Lake City area. Before tackling any of the rock ...

  • #3 Ice Climbing Around Salt Lake City

    0 Reviews

    Salt Lake City, UT

    As soon as a winter chill is in the air and rivers and streams start to freeze, an unusual breed of person appears: ice climbers. They are quite fanatical about the sport and constantly on the ...
    •  Guide

    As soon as a winter chill is in the air and rivers and streams start to freeze, an unusual breed of person appears: ice climbers. ...

  • #4 Canyonlands National Park

    0 Reviews

    Soda Springs Basin, UT

    The Island in the Sky dominates the northern part of 337,570-acre Canyonlands National Park. The Island, a 6,000-foot-high mesa lined with Wingate sandstone cliffs, rises above the Colorado River ...
    •  Guide

    The Island in the Sky dominates the northern part of 337,570-acre Canyonlands National Park. The Island, a 6,000-foot-high ...

  • #5 Looking Glass Rock

    0 Reviews

    La Sal, UT

    Looking Glass Rock, an Entrada sandstone dome lying a couple miles west of US 191 south of Moab, offers a fun three-pitch route up an exposed fin to a domed summit. The highlight, however, is ...
    •  Guide

    Looking Glass Rock, an Entrada sandstone dome lying a couple miles west of US 191 south of Moab, offers a fun three-pitch ...

  • #6 Sunshine Wall

    0 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    Sunshine Wall is a southwest-facing Wingate sandstone cliff in the northern end of Salt Valley and a few miles north of Arches National Park. The long-cliff, easily accessed from US 191 and I-70, ...
    •  Guide

    Sunshine Wall is a southwest-facing Wingate sandstone cliff in the northern end of Salt Valley and a few miles north of Arches ...

  • #7 Castle Valley Towers

    0 Reviews

    Salt Valley, UT

    The Colorado River, entrenched in a deep sandstone canyon, and broad Castle Valley draining north from the La Sal Mountains, lie east of Moab. A ragged line of towering buttes and towers borders ...
    •  Guide

    The Colorado River, entrenched in a deep sandstone canyon, and broad Castle Valley draining north from the La Sal Mountains, ...

  • #8 Lighthouse Tower

    0 Reviews

    Mount Peale, UT

    Lighthouse Tower is a 315-foot-high tower perched on a ridge above River Road, northeast of Moab. The Lighthouse, one of the best tower climbs near Moab, is a bizarrely shaped, blocky tower topped ...
    •  Guide

    Lighthouse Tower is a 315-foot-high tower perched on a ridge above River Road, northeast of Moab. The Lighthouse, one of ...

  • #9 Ice Cream Parlor

    0 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    The Ice Cream Parlor is a fine southwest-facing cliff that towers above the east side of the road just before the canyon opens into broad Kane Valley. All of the routes except Wolverine ascend ...
    •  Guide

    The Ice Cream Parlor is a fine southwest-facing cliff that towers above the east side of the road just before the canyon ...

  • #10 Maverick Buttress

    0 Reviews

    La Sal, UT

    Maverick Buttress, an east-and south-facing Wingate sandstone cliff, perches near the head of 4-mile-long Long Canyon, a broad cliff-lined canyon that drops east from the Island in the Sky to ...
    •  Guide

    Maverick Buttress, an east-and south-facing Wingate sandstone cliff, perches near the head of 4-mile-long Long Canyon, a ...

  • #11 Arches National Park

    0 Reviews

    La Sal, UT

    Arches National Park, a 73,234-acre wonderland of sandstone fins, towers, ribs, gargoyles, hoodoos, balanced rocks, and arches northwest of Moab, protects the largest collection of arches in ...
    •  Guide

    Arches National Park, a 73,234-acre wonderland of sandstone fins, towers, ribs, gargoyles, hoodoos, balanced rocks, and arches ...

  • #12 Wall Street

    0 Reviews

    La Sal, UT

    Wall Street, the most popular climbing area near Moab, is a towering 500-foot-high cliff that looms above the Colorado River and UT 279. The highway, called the Potash Road, is sandwiched between ...
    •  Guide

    Wall Street, the most popular climbing area near Moab, is a towering 500-foot-high cliff that looms above the Colorado River ...

  • #13 Fisher Towers

    0 Reviews

    Mount Peale, UT

    The Fisher Towers, one of the canyon country’s most bizarre landscapes, is a red maze of towering pinnacles, fins, minarets, gargoyles, and strangely shaped rock formations east of Moab. The ...
    •  Guide

    The Fisher Towers, one of the canyon country’s most bizarre landscapes, is a red maze of towering pinnacles, fins, minarets, ...