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Green River

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Crow's Nest Tower 
Wake-Up Call Bouldering Area 

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Green River 

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Location: 38.9898, -110.1572 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Joe Ballent on Jul 24, 2008
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Located about 6 miles outside of the town of Green River in southeastern Utah is a small hill topped by a radio tower. The south side of this hill boasts a little-known boulder field, and a 20-25 ft sandstone tower provides some fun Top Rope lines. The tower is about a 2 minute walk from the radio tower.

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From Moab, take 131 North to I-70 West. Follow signs for Green River.

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Joe Ballent on the first move of Mattress Wars (V2).

Mattress Wars V2 5+  UT : Green River : Wake-Up Call Bouldering Are...
Stand-start for an easy ascent. For a challenge, sit-start. There's a decent pinch for your right hand. A solid four-finger hold exists above eye-level on the left. Place feet to the left and use your left arm to lift yourself. Immediately shoot about 6 inches farther left. From there, walk your hands up a right-leaning crack to a nice lip for the top-out....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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View of Crow's Nest Tower from the Radio Tower.  Looking West- note the San Rafael Swell in the background.  From the point where this photo is taken, the tower is about a 2-3 minute hike.
View of Crow's Nest Tower from the Radio Tower. L...
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By Matthias Holladay
From: Durango, Colorado
Nov 9, 2008

Great climbing on Wingate downriver... Trin-Alcove, the Gooseneck, and many other places have superb climbing. Pack a boat or two and have a backcountry/river-trip/climbing experience!

By phil wortmann
From: Colorado Springs, Co.
May 11, 2009

any info on climbing in Deso?

By tenesmus
May 11, 2009

there can be some bouldering here and there but most of the rock is non-conducive. Better to just enjoy the float and bloat. The wind will keep you pulling on your oars enough you won't miss a thing.

By Matthias Holladay
From: Durango, Colorado
Mar 3, 2011

dont kno what crack you sunk your hands in
what ow you flared ~ what mantle you palmed
but the rock here can be right
and quite conducive
did you not see the words of fools
who took the fotos
who wrote their paragraphs ~ who pimped themselves
for magazine profit $$??

the rock
i kno
n they kno
n you kno now
don't you?

By grk10vq
Mar 4, 2011

i couldn't have said it better myself.