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Tombstone 


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Location: 38.6852, -109.9169 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Andrew Gram on Sep 16, 2003
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Tombstone camp. Epitaph is the route just to the l...

Description 

The Tombstone is the tall towerlike mesa you can see for miles as you approach this area.


Getting There 

The road approaching the Lost World Butte area passes right next to this formation. Maximum 2 minute approach to any of the routes.


7 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tombstone:
Family Plot   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c C1     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 340'   
Rigor Mortis   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a C2     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 340'   
The Epitaph   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 280'   
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Featured Route For Tombstone
Paul Ross on Pitch 3 first ascent of Rigor Mortis III.5.9. C2. Photo. Ross collection.

Rigor Mortis 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a C2  UT : Moab Area : ... : Tombstone
Some interesting situations.Might be free climbable. On the first ascent three falls were taking caused by a few cams ripping out.The top crack is in good rock.The climb is located on the southern end of the Tombstone, about 300' left of The Gift. 3 minute walk from the parking area.Nice camping area. P1. Climb a left facing groove/crack to a large ledge. Bolt belay 60' 5.7 P2. Enter the groove system via a short overhanging section with a very thin crack. Pass one bolt to more thin crack and f...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Looking northeast from the Tombstone at night.  Cenotaph Spire on the left.
Looking northeast from the Tombstone at night. Ce...
Tombstone
Tombstone
Tombstone camp
Tombstone camp
The Tombstone from Cenotaph Spire
BETA PHOTO: The Tombstone from Cenotaph Spire
Tombstone from the east
BETA PHOTO: Tombstone from the east
Easy approach
BETA PHOTO: Easy approach
The Tombstone.
The Tombstone.
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