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Shared By: Darrin S on May 12, 2002
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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

Credit given to Kevin Chase's Wall Street guide book.

The time I went, it was like entering a whole different ecosystem from the more normal desert of the area. The cliff walls start small, but as you enter, the foliage begins to disappear and the walls get enormous. It's very quiet, colorful, and extremely beautiful. Wanting to get away from the crowds on Wall Street without going all the way to Canyonlands? This is a great place. Looking back into the canyon you can see Bootleg tower. Behind that and up the canyon is Christine's way Buff Saab - haven't climbed it yet, but it's supposed to be one of the premier 5.9 cracks in the area.

Getting There

Day Canyon is 13 miles down Potash Road on the right. The canyon is visible only for a moment when driving. Park on the river side of the road, cross the road, leap the RR tracks, hop over, through, or around a cow gate and follow the trail.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Day Canyon Cragging Routes

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0+ 4+
 3
In the Bushes
Boulder
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 8
Alba's Half Price Hand Jams
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 87
Working Class Hero
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 84
Christine's Way Buff Saab
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 35
Android Waffle Hot Line
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 103
Brush Painted Datsun
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 255
Pocket Rocket
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 5
Bee Line
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 23
Thicker Than Water (pitch 1)
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 5
Thicker than Water
Trad
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 4
Kiss of the Spider Women
Trad
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 7
Finger Bandit
Trad
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
 4
Concepcion
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
In the Bushes
 3
V0+ 4+ Boulder
Alba's Half Price Hand Jams
 8
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Working Class Hero
 87
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Christine's Way Buff Saab
 84
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Android Waffle Hot Line
 35
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Brush Painted Datsun
 103
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Pocket Rocket
 255
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Bee Line
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Thicker Than Water (pitch 1)
 23
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Thicker than Water
 5
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Kiss of the Spider Women
 4
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad
Finger Bandit
 7
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Trad
Concepcion
 4
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c Trad
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