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Shelbyville. Kane Springs, Moab. Photo; Todd Go...


This climb is about 11 miles up Kane Springs Road, and on the right. It is easy to see, find, and you can drive right up to the formation. It is not a "tower" , but a large clump of rocks;..it does have a summit.

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11 miles up Kane Springs Road.

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Weather station 6.5 miles from here

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Shelbyville, Mr. Putterman Goes to Washington. Cli...

Mr. Putterman Goes to Washington 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A1  UT : Moab Area : ... : Shelbyville
Pitch one ; climb a ramp/corner (5.9/A1). Climb a short wall past 2 bolts, then move right and scramble up a block-filled chimney on the right. Pitch 3; move up and left past a bolt, and easier ground. Pitch 4' Walk to top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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from Kane Creek rd.
from Kane Creek rd.
A sunny day in Kane Creek. Shelbyville
A sunny day in Kane Creek. Shelbyville

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By jakobi
From: moab, utah
Sep 14, 2011
A friend and I free climbed up a sandy chimney on the southern aspect of Shelbyville a couple of years back. We weren't sure where the route started and we had been drinking Wild Turkey all day so there's no telling at what grade it went at but I'd guess 5.9 tops. We topped out the first pitch at some fixed anchors and finished per the original route, so it's not necessary to aid to reach this summit.
By Bondo
Jul 24, 2012
This is an awesome little climb if you dont mind it a little ruff and dirty. I had a great time if you wanted you could hit of the cam burns tower that is right acrossed the road and make a day of it.
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