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Devil's Golf Ball Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.62569, -109.59768 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: toddgordon on May 5, 2007
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  • Description 

    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

    1 Total Climbing Routes

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

    Classic Climbing Routes in Devil's Golf Ball

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Devil's Golf Ball:
    Regular Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1     Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 100'   
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    Rock Climbing Photo: Devil's Golf Ball.  Photo; Todd Gordon Collection.

    Regular Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1  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

    Photos of Devil's Golf Ball Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Geoff climbing through the lower crux.
    Geoff climbing through the lower crux.
    Rock Climbing Photo: The Devil's Golf Ball.  Todd Gordon on Pitch 1. Ph...
    The Devil's Golf Ball. Todd Gordon on Pitch 1. Ph...
    Rock Climbing Photo: 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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