A large area bordered by Kane Creek to the north, Lockhart Basin to the west, Hwy 191 to the east and Hart's Draw to the south. The plateau is split by a beautiful remote canyon, Hatch Wash in which a small number of routes have been established, due to it's relative remoteness and difficult accessibility.
Take Hwy 191 south from Moab, exit at either Looking glass road or further south on the Canyon Rims Recreation Area exit.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Canyon Rims Recreation Area:
Big Lebowski C2 Trad, Aid, 4 pitches, 380 feet, Grade II
Enchanted Mesa - Silent Destiny 5.9 PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 200 feet, Grade II
Raven 5.11+ Trad, 3 pitches, 250 feet, Grade III
Featured Route For Canyon Rims Recreation Area
Big Lebowski C2 UT : Moab Area : Canyon Rims Recreation Area
When we climbed this we were in aid mode, but future parties may have luck freeing (some of) this.Pitch 1: Climb 20' up a loose crack system, then work into a right facing dihedral. Continue high enough to be able to tension traverse right, into the opposite left facing dihedral, and belay under a roof. 160' Natural belay.Pitch 2: Continue up the right side of a roof, to gain a clean right facing dihedral, which is followed past two short wide sections, up to a 2 bolt belay. 150' Pitch 3: The mo...[more] Browse More Classics in UT