Soaring wingate cliffs adorn either side of this impressive canyon. To bad there is a "no new fixed anchors" rule.
Drive south from the visitor center on the scenic drive 8 miles. The paved road ends and there is a nice pavilion on the right that I am sure some one would stop at a have a picnic. Continue past the pavilion on the dirt road for almost a half mile to reach the parking for Classic Handcrack.
Weather station 0.1 miles from here
6 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Capitol Gorgeous 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b UT
: Capitol Reef National Park
: Capitol Gorge
This is the beautiful wide hand/tight fist crack of Capitol Reef. Climb a ramp to a stance below the large left facing corner. Climb up the corner to a two bolt anchor below the roof or continue through the roof, beware the possibly loose block, and continue to higher anchor. A stretchy 70 meter should get you down from the lower anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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