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An excellent mix of trad and sport lines, often with routes very close together (some contrived sport routes do exist, but this is not the norm) and the ability to belay from your car or with only a very short walk in make the Potash Road crags a must-climb for any visitor. They are also an excellent introduction to some of the more committing desert climbs in the region. You won't find some of the tower climbing, the mudpiles, or the splitter cracks of other areas, but instead flakes, slabs, nubbins, edges, and other features abound.
Potash Road (Utah highway 279) is less than five minutes from downtown Moab, and the approach to many of the routes is zero. From Moab drive North on 191 (the main drag) for 1.3 miles past the bridge over the Colorado River (or 1 mile South from Arches NP) and turn South on 191, marked with signs for Potash and 279. All distances to crags are measured from this intersection.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Potash Road:
Brush Painted Datsun 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70' Day Canyon : Day Canyon Cragging Routes
Miss Kitty Likes It That Way 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 70' Long Canyon : Maverick Buttress
Happy Hunting Grounds 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a A0 Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 190' Long Canyon : Warrior Tower
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Baby Blue 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c UT : Moab Area : ... : Wall Street
This route is located approximately 100' left of '30 Seconds Over Potash' on Wall Street. The route climbs a finger crack in a narrow, left facing dihedral. Eight feet below the chains the dihedral vanishes, leaving a splitter finger crack. This is a great route for the aspiring 5.11 crack climber. There are numerous face holds and good stemming rests. Excellent....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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