Rappelling - St George (Dixie Rock) 4/10/21

Updated: Apr 23, 2021

The classic Dixie rappel! This small plateau has several easy to moderate rappels with killer views.


Drive: I-15 south, St George Blvd, rt 900 E, left Red Hills Pkwy, rt Pioneer Park. Trailhead


Activities:

Rappelling Dixie Rock

NE corner: 3 bolts over a 30 ft rounded cliff (great for beginners)

S side: 3 sets of 2 bolts over a 45 ft sharp overhang (difficult)

SW side above DIXIE: 4 sets of 1 ft rebar cemented into stone with 2 small bolts

north of two of them (moderate, white paint is slippery - used a girth hitch with

webbing for the rebar anchor)

Hiking: Scrambling over sandstone, small slot canyon, pioneer house in the rock

Rock Climbing: several short climbs, bouldering


Gear: Harness, helmet, rappell device, locking carabiners, 30 ft webbing

Rentals - Harness ($5 BYU Outdoors Unlimited)

Helmet ($4 BYU Outdoors Unlimited, $4 UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

Sample Itinerary:

9 am - set up and rappell NE rappell

10 am - set up and rappell Dixie face


NE Rappel



South Dixie Face