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


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',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',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: P.Ross Top of the first Pitch

Keswick Lads Day Out. 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b C3  UT : Moab Area : ... : Tombstone
Both chaps were from the town of Keswick in the English Lake District.The climb starts up the very obvious corner left of Family Plot on the East end of The Tombstone.P1) Aid passed an old drilled piton from a previous unknow attempt and gain the 140' corner. Use leeper cam hooks and small cams to reach three bolts at its top where the crack closes.Belay at a 3 bolt stance above.(Best to take a hand drill as belay area may have been damaged by target practice).C2 140'P2)Move left from the belay ...[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
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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