The Desert Rat – St. George, UT
Where is it?
Located 2 miles west of I-15 on St. George Blvd (exit 8 on I-15), or 2 miles north of I-15 on Bluff Street (exit 6 on I-15)
What’s in it?
Located in St. George, Utah, in the SW corner of Utah surrounded by some of the best rock climbing to be had anywhere. Moe’s Valley for some quick bouldering just a 15-minute drive from the store! The limestone climbing of the VRG just a 25-minute drive to the south; back up hwy. 91 and only a 45 minute drive from here is Welcome Springs with The Cathedral, and other world class limestone crags such as The Wailing Wall, Gorilla Cliffs, and The Diamond just to list a few. Sandstone climbs are found as close as a 3-minute drive from The Desert Rat with The Bluff Street Cracks, Chuckawalla Wall, and Snow Canyon State Park. Basalt? Yep, Black Rocks is just a 5-minute drive north, with the unique private climbing park, Crawdad Canyon just another 20 minutes north. Looking for taller stuff? Zion National Park is only 45 minutes away. What more could a climber want?
The Desert Rat stocks all the essentials for climbers, hikers and backpackers with product by Black Diamond, Metolius, Petzl, Bluewater, New England Ropes, DMM, Prana, Mountain Hardwear, Icebreaker, La Sportiva, 5.10, Mad Rock, Evolve, Red Chilis, Arcteryx, Osprey, Merrell, Chaco, Vibram Fivefingers, Technica, Keen, Sanuk, Western Mountaineering, Jetboil, MSR, Thermarest, Camelbak and many, many other manufacturers! Our staff are all active outdoor enthusiasts with great knowledge of the local geography. Come by to pick our brains, kick back for some socialization, plug into our wireless and check your mail, lounge around and watch some good videos, meetup with others or stop by to pick up some needed gear!
Monday – Friday : 9am – 7pm
Saturday : 9am – 6pm
468 West St. George Blvd. (Corner of St. George Blvd. and Bluff Street) St. George, Utah 84770