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First Blood T 
Fuzz T 
Good Times T 
Grindhouse T 
Host, The T 
Hostess, The T 
Inhabitants, The T 
Layaway Plan T 
Layoff plan TR 
Monk, The T 
Renegades of Funk T 
Rochambeau T 
Serrator Crack T 
Slice and Dice T 
Unnamed T 
Way Nutter T 
Way Rambo T 
Wishbone Suspension T 

Way Rambo  


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Description 

Way Rambo is a great little cliff with about a dozen climbs and something for everyone. It seems to get decent shade until around noon, some climbs are in the sun sooner, some later. Classics at the cliff are Slice and Dice (12), Way Rambo (12-), the Layaway Plan (11+), Serrator Crack (11), and Blue Sun (10).

Getting There 

Take Beef Basin Road away from the main road, past the Bridger Jack camping pull off and continue for a few miles until you pass a fence and cattle guard. A few hundred yards past this is a well-maintained road that angles back to the northeast. Follow this to another junction and continue back the way you came (north) until you get to a gate and cattle guard. Park here and walk through the gate (private land - keep a low profile). 100 paces down the road is an excellent trail on the right. Take this up to the cliff (trail arrives at Rochambeau).

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.0 miles from here

26 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',12],['5.11',9],['5.12',2],['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 Way Rambo:
Closed Course   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Way Nutter   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 40'   
Rochambeau   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 70'   
Blue Sun   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Chest Full of Kind   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Desire   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 95'   
Unnamed   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Renegades of Funk   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 65'   
The Monk   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Fuzz   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
Grindhouse   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Good Times   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
The Host   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 100'   
Serrator Crack   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Inhabitants   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Layaway Plan   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Way Rambo   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Slice and Dice   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Way Rambo
DK on Slice and Dice

Slice and Dice 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b  UT : Moab Area : ... : Way Rambo
As the guide says; Very Steep and sustained figer stacks through a small roof. Featured on the of Climbing #128. The stacks on this climb are amazing/good. But to prepare for this climb I will suggest placing your thumb in a vice for a few hours. Do that every day for 2 weeks and you are ready. You get a lot on this climb for 60 feet. Oh and there is one hand jam on it, but it not that great. But hafter 45 feet of stacks, it most welcome. If you have nice small and thin ha...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of Way Rambo Slideshow Add Photo
Way Rambo Wall as seen from the trail at Sunset. P...
Way Rambo Wall as seen from the trail at Sunset. P...
Stopped for a cattle drive on the Beef Basin road
Stopped for a cattle drive on the Beef Basin road
It's a shame the view is so mediocre up here.
It's a shame the view is so mediocre up here.
pictographs
pictographs
Way Rambo and Bioturbation from the Sparks Wall tr...
Way Rambo and Bioturbation from the Sparks Wall tr...
just right of the fuzz.
just right of the fuzz.
Way Rambo Buttress
BETA PHOTO: Way Rambo Buttress
Looking up Cottonwood Canyon from the approach tra...
Looking up Cottonwood Canyon from the approach tra...
very sturdy spider web
very sturdy spider web
so meany good people in this shot ..fall 06
so meany good people in this shot ..fall 06
One of the most rewarding views I've had while cra...
One of the most rewarding views I've had while cra...

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By Rob T
Oct 31, 2007
Parking for this crag should now be done at the split in the road going to Pistol Whipped. For more info see; friendsofindiancreek.org/news....
By Gary N
From: Durango, CO
Sep 18, 2012
I found a ring about halfway up the approach trail to Way Rambo on 9/15/2012. It was next to 1/2" vinyl tape, also pictured below. If it's yours, shoot me a PM.

Ring found on Way Rambo approach. 9/15/2012.
Ring found on Way Rambo approach. 9/15/2012.