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Quartermoon Tower Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.9906, -113.3896 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Andy "RED" King on Feb 5, 2007

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Second largest, southern-most area at Ibex.

Getting There 

Drive south along the frontage road at the the base of the Red Monster area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 20.0 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Quartermoon Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Quartermoon Tower:
Quartermoon   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 210'   North Face
Moonshine   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   North Face
Aurora Borealis/Lunar Power   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 6 pitches, 450'   East Face
Hardpan Heroics   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 300'   East Face
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Rock Climbing Photo: Robbie enjoying the awesome 3rd pitch

Aurora Borealis/Lunar Power 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b  UT : Ibex : ... : East Face
These are really two separate routes. I have climbed them several times now, and always seem to combine them to attain the top of Quartermoon. Initially, Aurora Borealis, named for the lightshow the FA witnessed the night before during their drive to Ibex, started partway up the East Face of Quartermoon. It ended on a big ledge with a two bolt belay on a gargantuan boulder. Lunar Power later started at the actual base of the Tower at its lowest point and then continued to the summit. By combinin...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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