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This is the big arch on the main highway going south out of Moab, between mile marker 102 and 103. It is on the Est side of the highway, and one of the most photographed arches on the Planet.

Getting There 

Drive south of Moab about 10 miles; it's the huge arch on the east side of the highway.

Climbing Season

For the 191 South area.

Weather station 16.2 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Wilson Arch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wilson Arch:
Wilson Arch Regular Route   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Wilson Arch Regular Route 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a  UT : Moab Area : ... : Wilson Arch
This is a fun adventure, and it's legal, for it's not "a named arch in Arches National Park." Even though it's 5.3 , we chose to rope up, and we wanted/needed a rope for the simul-rappel one climber off each side at once. It's a very exciting thing to do, and you it gets your heart beating and blood flowing. Climb the spine of the arch fromt he right side, up cracks and grooves. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Rock Climbing Photo: one of the more aesthetic parts of the arch
one of the more aesthetic parts of the arch
Rock Climbing Photo: jesse kirby on the other half of the simul-rap, wi...
jesse kirby on the other half of the simul-rap, wi...
Rock Climbing Photo: through the hole
through the hole
Rock Climbing Photo: arch from the tourist trail
arch from the tourist trail
Rock Climbing Photo: Wilson's Arch
Wilson's Arch

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