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Lucky Strike Mine Area

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Lucky Strike Mine Area 


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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.


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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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