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Sheep Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Mar 3, 2007
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  • Description 

    Sheep Rock is the entrada Tower across the road from Tower of Babel

    Getting There 

    Park in a small pullout on the northwest side of the Tower of Babel. A wash, that can be seen about 100 meters west of the car, runs up towards the Sheep. Follow it to right under the formation, then walk up the cone to the base.

    Climbing Season

    For the Arches National Park area.

    Weather station 1.1 miles from here

    1 Total Climbing Routes

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

    Classic Climbing Routes in Sheep Rock

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sheep Rock:
    Virgin Wool   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a C2+     Trad, Aid, 5 pitches, 400'   
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    Featured Route For Sheep Rock
    Rock Climbing Photo: Virgin Wool, 5.10-/C2+ Photo: Mini-me

    Virgin Wool 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a C2+  UT : Moab Area : ... : Sheep Rock
    Virgin Wool ascends the south flank of the tower to the bedding seam, then traverses to a corner system that is followed to the top. To truly summit you have to traverse across the summit ridge and then back for the rappels.P1 = Climb the slab using friction and climber-made moki steps. These steps are the result of years of banging pins into drilled holes and then extracting them on that ascent... not a good idea for the rock. It has now been bolted so that this is no longer needed. It is very...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

    Photos of Sheep Rock Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Sheep Rock.
    Sheep Rock.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Dave Evans starting The Ewetopian Crack, pitch thr...
    Dave Evans starting The Ewetopian Crack, pitch thr...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Awesome, looks like a persons silhouette
    Awesome, looks like a persons silhouette
    Rock Climbing Photo: As seen from the Three Gossips.
    As seen from the Three Gossips.

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