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O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)

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O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)  


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Description 

(AKA: Three Finger Canyon) This canyon has the biggest concentration of routes in the Reef area. With long multi-pitch to some excellent one pitch climbs, you can be sure to find something to suit your taste. Most of the routes face south and west.

Getting There 

The best approach is from the Hanksville road (Rt 24) as the dirt road from that side is usually in good shape.
Take the Rt 24 Hanksville exit off I.70 and drive 7 miles to just past mile marker 153 thats on the left side of the road. The dirt road is on the right and starts very straight then curves right(north). Carry on the dirt road for 4 miles to the small BLM post on the left..this is the 2 mile road (high clearance)to Three Finger Canyon. There is now a narrow rocky section crossing a wash ..best with 4-wheel.

Climbing Season



Weather station 19.4 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',4],['5.8',3],['5.9',12],['5.10',4],['5.11',6],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for O Crags (Three Finger Canyon):
1000' of Fun   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 5 pitches, 1000'   
Cat Walk.   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 310'   
1200' of more Fun   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 6 pitches, 1200'   
Planetary Alignment   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 500'   
Knights-Errant   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 870'   
The Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 185'   
The Hollow Men   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 1130'   
Curiosity Killed The Cat   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 1110'   
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Featured Route For O Crags (Three Finger Canyon)
Lance on top of the spiked block.First  pitch.

Blockbuster. 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : O Crags (Three Finger Canyo...
A superb well protected sustained pitch on good rock.Climbed on sight pro placed on lead.The first of four FA's over the Memorial weekend.P1)Climb up to a bolt at 20' then up to the top of a massive spiked block. Now follow the slim groove trending slightly left .A total of 8 pro bolts and two cam place placements to double anchors below the head wall.Rap the route....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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