Day Canyon Cragging Routes Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: View across the canyon from bootleg tower
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Credit given to Kevin Chase's Wall Street guide book.
The time I went, it was like entering a whole different ecosystem from the more normal desert of the area. The cliff walls start small, but as you enter, the foliage begins to disappear and the walls get enormous. It's very quiet, colorful, and extremely beautiful. Wanting to get away from the crowds on Wall Street without going all the way to Canyonlands? This is a great place. Looking back into the canyon you can see Bootleg tower. Behind that and up the canyon is Christine's way Buff Saab - haven't climbed it yet, but it's supposed to be one of the premier 5.9 cracks in the area.
Day Canyon is 13 miles down Potash Road on the right. The canyon is visible only for a moment when driving. Park on the river side of the road, cross the road, leap the RR tracks, hop over, through, or around a cow gate and follow the trail.
Weather station 4.0 miles from here
17 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Working Class Hero 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a UT
: Moab Area
: ... : Day Canyon Cragging Routes
After walking through the slightly jungle'esq begining of the canyon, you will come across an old jeep road on the right side of the drainage. Follow this and you should see a slot canyon on your left after about a 10 minute walk. As the wall comes back into the main canyon, you should see the route on a small ledge. Go down to the drainage and up, look for the trail leading to the base of the route (small, loose, scree slope). Park it and climb. I know the picture is a bit hazy, but the ro...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
By Pat W
May 8, 2006
Navajo formation here?