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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 (sitewide)
Submitted By: Andrew Gram on Sep 16, 2003
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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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.7 miles from here

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- 15 HVS 4c C1     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 340'   
Rigor Mortis   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 340'   
The Epitaph   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 280'   
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Featured Route For Tombstone
Paul Marshall on F.A. of The Gift, Utah

The Gift 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2  UT : Moab Area : ... : Tombstone
The route is located on the Tombstone formation about one mile east of Lost World Butte. See new Desert Rock Guide IV. This route 'The Gift' was put up after the guide was printed. The first pitch, a 200' perfect corner, was led by Paul Marshall - a Brit. This was his very first climb in the US after arriving in Grand Junction the night before, and his first route on sandstone.The Gift.III 5.8+ C2 360' The climb takes the big open corner about 100' left of 'Keswick Lads Day Out'. 1) Easy 30'...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Looking northeast from the Tombstone at night.  Ce...
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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