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E Crags (DBC Canyon)

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E Crags (DBC Canyon)  


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BETA PHOTO: A.Bloody Slab 5.7+
B.Entrance to the canyon of Dea...

Description 

(AKA: Death by Chocolate Canyon) Superb 2000' pillar with a great mix of routes.
East Facing.

Getting There 

Location: From I.70 entrance drive about 2.1 miles to pull off on right a few yards north of a prominent wash that crosses the road.The chocolate stripped peak is easily visible from here. Follow the wash until the slot canyon below DBC is reached. Enter the slot canyon on its left side. After two scrambling sections the canyon flattens and leads to the foot of the large chocolate slab. A double anchor is located about 70' up the slab,reached by easy scramble on the right. About 35 mins walk from pull off

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.1 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',4],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for E Crags (DBC Canyon):
The Road to Mecca   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 5 pitches, 1000'   
Death by Chocolate   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 9 pitches, 1700'   
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A)(White.) Day of Endless Chocolate 5.8+ B)Link to Day of Atonement. C) (Yellow) Death By Chocolate.5.8+.... White arrow to circled climber <br /> <br />

Day of Endless Chocolate 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : E Crags (DBC Canyon)
This is a link up of the 3 main routes on Death by Chocolate buttress. Makes for a great day out with much more interesting climbing at a consistantly higher grade than DBC. Fairly well protected too.Start up the big left facing corner of Endless Journey. Belay with cams half way up the corner or if confident, simul climb the last 80ft or so to the top of the corner. 5.7+ 300ftMove up 20ft to a bolt, clip the locker and downclimb past the belay untill you can step right on to a face. Some cool m...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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