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This is a big spread out area basically encompassing everything along the River Road north of Moab. The climbing is very diverse, including everything from nailups on towers, one pitch cragging, and even one of Moab's most popular bouldering areas.
Approaches range from 1 minute strolls from the car to 1 hour uphill bushwhacks through loose rock. There is a ton of new route potential here - there are at least 10 unclimbed lines for every established route.
All of River Road between Moab and the Dewey Bridge has climbing. Most of the time you just park in a pullout along the road.
Weather station 4.2 miles from here
137 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',26],['3 Stars',48],['2 Stars',42],['1 Star',17],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in River Road
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for River Road:
Terma 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
PG13 Trad, 3 pitches, 330' Utopia
Featured Route For River Road
Artist Tears 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
: Moab Area
: ... : Anasazi Buttress
The route is on the south side of the canyon right off the road and follows a very thin line that winds up the extremely steep and sheer face of Anasazi Wall. This route isn't very well documented but still seems to attract a lot of attention. Artist Tears has been hammered on considerably, and the already large pin scars on the route have been growing larger with each year. Regardless, the climb is still magnificent and will hopefully go clean soon.P1. The first pitch is considered to be the cr...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
Morning Glory Arch, Negro Bill Canyon
terma, on wall above north big bend boulders
Standard campsite view from River Road campgrounds
tjurunga, on wall above north big bend boulders
Campsite view, River Road
Coming off the top when my buddy snapped this glor...