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The Black Box Rock Climbing 

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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


Black, box shaped boulder, with chalk all over it. Main wall is SW facing and rock temp. can be rather extreme. Climbs best in morning, late evening or winter.

Getting There 

Walk 50m west from parking lot, Look for the box shaped black boulder on your right.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.4 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Black Box

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Black Box:
Center Start   V1 5     Boulder   
Slots of Fun   V2 5+     Boulder   
Center Direct   V3 6A     Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   
Arete Right Side   V3 6A     Boulder   
Arete Left Side   V3 6A     Boulder   
Arete Left Side Sit Start   V9 7C     Boulder   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Christian Prellwitz lunging for the top on the sit...

Arete Left Side Sit Start V9 7C  UT : Moab Area : ... : The Black Box
Start sitting on the left side of the right arete on the main face of the Black Box Boulder. Both hands are matched on a positive undercling. From here, you have a couple of different options.You can opt for a big dynamic deadpoint to the small, but good crimp above. Or you can use a number of smaller moves and a bit of trickery to reach the crimp. Upon reaching the crimp, slap right hand up the arete and finish as for the stand start. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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