Elevation: 4,992 ft
GPS: 38.628, -109.497 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Andrew Gram on May 12, 2002
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq
Access Issue: RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek Details

Description

This is a big spread out area basically encompassing everything along the River Road north of Moab. The climbing is very diverse, including everything from nailups on towers, one pitch cragging, and even one of Moab's most popular bouldering areas.

Approaches range from 1 minute strolls from the car to 1 hour uphill bushwhacks through loose rock. There is a ton of new route potential here - there are at least 10 unclimbed lines for every established route.

Getting There

All of River Road between Moab and the Dewey Bridge has climbing. Most of the time you just park in a pullout along the road.

176 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at River Road

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 159
Leftover Lover
Boulder
V1 5
 138
Center Start
Boulder
V2 5+
 139
Slots of Fun
Boulder
V2 5+
 76
Hueco Cranks
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 71
Mr. Trujillo's Big Day
Boulder
V3+ 6A+
 53
Silly Wabbit
Boulder
V4 6B
 52
Brown Power
Boulder
V4 6B
 47
Washed Up
Boulder
V5 6C
 57
Block Party
Boulder
V5-6 6C+
 66
Circus Trick
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 54
Adventures in Babysitting
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 90
Root Canal
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 62
Men in Tights
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 193
Lonely Vigil
Trad 5 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 55
Infrared
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Leftover Lover Big Bend Boulde… > Flat Top Boulder
 159
V0 4 Boulder
Center Start Big Bend Boulde… > Black Box
 138
V1 5 Boulder
Slots of Fun Big Bend Boulde… > Black Box
 139
V2 5+ Boulder
Hueco Cranks Big Bend Boulde… > Hueco Traverse Boulder
 76
V2 5+ Boulder
Mr. Trujillo's Big Day Big Bend Boulde… > Flat Top Boulder
 71
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Silly Wabbit Big Bend Boulde… > Flat Top Boulder
 53
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
Brown Power Big Bend Boulde… > Block Top Boulder
 52
V4 6B Boulder
Washed Up Big Bend Boulde… > Wash Boulder
 47
V4 6B Boulder
Block Party Big Bend Boulde… > Block Top Boulder
 57
V5 6C Boulder
Circus Trick Big Bend Boulde… > Chaos Boulder
 66
V5-6 6C+ Boulder
Adventures in Babysitting Take-Out Beach > Cinema
 54
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Root Canal River Rd Dihedrals
 90
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Men in Tights Take-Out Beach > Cinema
 62
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Lonely Vigil Lighthouse Tower
 193
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Infrared Big Bend Butte
 55
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 4 pitches
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