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Tombstone

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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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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.

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
Pitch 2, R.I.P.

R.I.P. 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b A2+ R  UT : Moab Area : ... : Tombstone
Forest Dramis and I established a new route on the SE Face of the Tombstone. The route is overnhanging much of the way, requires a lot of different aid techiniques, and has a 1 minute approach. Why it had not been done before baffles me, but it hadn't. We put in double half inch bolt rappels, free hanging, to get off the thing, Its definitely the beast way down as it is a fun 180 foot free hanging rappel where your rope is very unlikely to get stuck. The route is called R.I.P.... probably 5.10b...[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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