This is the south central region of the swell. Great remoteness feel, sometimes within site of I-70.
I-70 to exit 114. Travel south along dirt roads that usually lead to 4WD high clearance roads.
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Phantom Spire 5.8 R Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Karma's Castle in the Air 5.9 Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
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Karma's Castle in the Air 5.9 UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : San Rafael Knob
This is a well seen tower from many places in the south central swell. It overlooks Reds Canyon.Start on the southwest side of the formation and follow the nice looking crack past a potentially loose block continuing up the nice crack up to a ledge. Climb up through a loose section to a chimney, past a bolt to the top.This is 2 star climbing with a 4 star location... my thoughts? Three star climb. Descent: Rap from two bolts, I believe two ropes are needed. (I used two 50m ropes.)...[more] Browse More Classics in UT