10 Best National Parks for Rock Climbing


8. Capitol Reef National Park, Utah

Formerly, not frequented by rock climbers, because of its sandstone rock faces, Capitol Reef National Park has become increasingly popular for climbing. The hardness of the sandstone contained within Capitol Reef varies from soft and crumbly at Entrada to relatively hard at Wingate. Wingate is the most popular area for climbing because of its many natural cracks for climbing without technical equipment.

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