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Tombstone Rock Climbing 


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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...

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

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 Climbing 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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Tombstone

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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 E1 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
Rock Climbing Photo: 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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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking northeast from the Tombstone at night.  Ce...
Looking northeast from the Tombstone at night. Ce...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tombstone
Tombstone
Rock Climbing Photo: Tombstone camp
Tombstone camp
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tombstone from Cenotaph Spire
BETA PHOTO: The Tombstone from Cenotaph Spire
Rock Climbing Photo: Tombstone from the east
BETA PHOTO: Tombstone from the east
Rock Climbing Photo: Easy approach
BETA PHOTO: Easy approach
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tombstone.
The Tombstone.

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