The route climbs the obvious right to left facing ramp. Start left of the ramp and climb through the slabs past a drilled pin(20')to ledges that lead back to the right and the base of the ramp.
Follow the ramp to a squeeze around a giant flake(the crux) to the summit. The final move over the lip is very awkward and is easily overcome by pulling on a cam
This is an exciting route with some good exposure and a lot of moderate climbing peppered with some fun moments of groveling. Definitely lives up to it's name
Fun Ramp is located between mile 1 and 2 across the river from the goose island campground. Approach from the boat dock area on the north side(arches side)of the river bridge near Moab. Hike up river for a bit over a mile to the base of the route. This route is actually in Arches National park I believe.
one set from #.5 to #2 and doubles from #2.5 to #5 You may want a blue big bro for the flake.
The only anchors are at the bottom of the flake pitch.
Walk off heading down river keeping close to the canyon rim. Make your way down some easy slabs then head away from the river for a couple hundred yards. At some point there is a break in the small cliff band that lets you down to the lower level. Follow this down to the river and back to your car.
It is best to take only what you are using on the route to the base so you don't have to go after your pack and shoes later.
Apr 23, 2013
We are looking to climb this later this week. Is there any more beta than this? The climb sounds fairly easy from the description. We are two off the couch climbers here, easily capable of 5.10 to 5.11 desert trad in our past. We are just wanting to see if we are going to get bitch-slapped or if this is as "Fun" as it sounds. Thanks!
|By Jason Lantz|
Apr 24, 2013
This was the post on Friends of Indian Creek facebook....
Indian Creek Seasonal Climbing Closures
The following areas are closed to climbing from April 1 - August 31 to protect nesting raptors and their young.
Cat Wall, Slug Wall, Reservoir Wall, Public Service, The Wall
and 75 Cairns. (And in Moab, please remember the Fun Ramp and surrounding routes are also close 3/1-9/1.)
Thank you for your help protecting our natural resources.
Apr 25, 2013
Thanks, didn't even think about that. Will look elsewhere.