These are the few climbs which are located on the north side of the River, and are apporached from the River Road. Some or all of them are technically in Arches Nat. Park, but listed here as River Road climbs, because they are on the River Road.
Utah Highway 128, from just north of Moab, heading east.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Northside Routes:
El Secondo 5.9 Trad, 2 pitches, 150 feet
Escape Route 5.9+ Trad, 5 pitches, 350 feet, Grade III
Fun Ramp 5.9+ Trad, 6 pitches, 600 feet, Grade III
Trail of The Navajo 5.11c Trad, 8 pitches, 600 feet, Grade IV
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Fun Ramp 5.9+ UT : Moab Area : ... : Northside Routes
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...[more] Browse More Classics in UT