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Lucky Strike Mine Area

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Lucky Strike Mine Area  


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Submitted By: Ben Folsom on Oct 8, 2007
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Description 

Weathered wingate sandstone area in the San Rafael Swell, South of I-70.

Getting There 

Drive down the Reds Canyon Road towards Tomsich Butte. After passing family Butte you enter a wash and the road follows the wash heading south. A good spur road heads west towards the Lucky Strike Mine. The road ends at the Lucky Strike Mine where there are old buildings and mining equipment.

Climbing Season



Weather station 20.2 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Lucky Strike Mine Area
Winter Moon Tower.  D.P.O.S. is the smaller tower (harder to see) on the left.

Winter Moon Tower - Waxing and Waning 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2+  UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : Lucky Strike Mine Area
Pitch 1- Great nutting and some small cams up the thin crack lead to a bolt at about 35 feet. More thin clean aid leads past two more bolts to a belay at a small hanging stance. 120 feet C2Pitch 2- Thin cams and more interesting nutting goes up a left curving crack (passing two bolts) to a steep corner. Climb the corner past two more bolts and a fixed slider nut to a three bolt belay on the great summit. There is a register. 85 feet 5.7 C2+...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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