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Submitted By: toddgordon on May 5, 2007
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This is the cool looking formation just out of the Garden of Eden Parking lot. The formation looks like a golfball on a golf tee. This is the same parking lot for Owl Rock. The formation is just out of the parking lot, to the NE. The route faces the road.

Getting There 

The Garden Of Eden Parking Lot is 10 miles from the visitors Center (1 mile from the Windows turn-off)

Climbing Season

For the Arches National Park area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

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Regular Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2-     Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Devil's Golf Ball.  Photo; Todd Gordon Collection.

Regular Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2-  UT : Moab Area : ... : Devil's Golf Ball
This route is fun, and goes to a cool summit on a very cool looking spire. The approach is very short. The climbing is relatively moderate, and it's sort of an easy tick for a desert spire. It's a good one. The route goes up cracks facing the road via free and aid climbing, until you get to a bolt ladder to the top. I free climbed to 5.9, but you could free climb 5.10 if you wanted to....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Geoff climbing through the lower crux.
Geoff climbing through the lower crux.
The Devil's Golf Ball.  Todd Gordon on Pitch 1. Ph...
The Devil's Golf Ball. Todd Gordon on Pitch 1. Ph...
Me on top of the Devils Golf ball
Me on top of the Devils Golf ball

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By Steve "Crusher" Bartlett
Nov 1, 2014
First Ascent: Kyle Copelend, Ron Olevsky.

Original name, from the FA party, of the formation: "The Bulbous Head"
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