High Uintas Rock Climbing

Ruth Lake High Uintas Rock Climbing

Escape the late summer heat as we hike into the High Uintas for some amazing climbing and camping amidst spectacular alpine lakes.  The trip will depart mid-day Thursday (exact time determined at pre-trip meeting) and will return Saturday evening.  Participants will camp in the backcountry (away from electricity, running water, or vehicles)Thursday and Friday night.

Dates: July 21-23, 2022

Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting: Wednesday, July 13 at 6 p.m.

Location:  High Uinta Moutains, Ruth Lake, UT

Trip Cost: $90 WSU Student (w/valid Wildcard) || $126 WSU Faculty/Staff || $180 General Public

Skill Level:  Beginner and intermediate climbers are welcome!  All requisite skills will be taught on the trip.

Fitness Level:  Moderate

Age:  18+

Transportation:  Transportation is included in the cost of the trip.

Equipment Provided: Basic climbing equipment will be provided (harness, helmet, climbing shoes) or participants may bring their own.  Camping equipment (tent, sleeping bag, etc.) will also be provided.




Please register at or before pre-trip meeting

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*Mandatory pre-trip meeting will be held in the evening of June 6th at the Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center.

*For more information on updated safety procedures and what to expect, take a look at our COVID-19 FAQs