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Buffalo Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Daniel Max Christiansen on Jun 18, 2010

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  • Description 

    This free-standing sandstone fin is located in the Klondike Bluffs area of the park north of the Marching Men and south of Tower Arch.

    Getting There 

    Walk about 1km west on the trail to Tower Arch from the Klondike Bluffs trailhead. Buffalo Rock on the right just after a short uphill sandy section of the trail. Go around the backside and you will see the majestic line of the Buffalo Crack.

    Climbing Season

    For the Arches National Park area.

    Weather station 1.1 miles from here

    1 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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    Buffalo Crack 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  UT : Moab Area : ... : Buffalo Rock
    Very sustained 5.10 climbing as the crack is slightly overhung. This is a very seldom-climbed route so, though the crack is very bomber, it is sandy in parts. Short but sweet with an interesting rappel (see protection) in an incredibly beautiful, quiet part of the park. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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