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GPS: 38.64848, -109.47118
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Shared By: Joe Collins on Apr 11, 2002 · Updates
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C
Warning 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 DetailsDrop down

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Besides Ancient Art, Lighthouse Tower has perhaps the coolest summit in the Moab area. Located above the Big Bend recreation area, the tower has a relatively short approach and can easily be done in a couple of hours car to car. A number of excellent routes ascend the tower, each requiring an exciting mantle onto the summit block that must be reversed (there are no anchors on the summit).

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Drive about 7 miles east of Moab on the River Road. Look for a small pullout on the left, river side of the road just past a large boulder with lots of calcite on one side. Park here then walk down the road (in the Moab direction) looking for a good trail marked by an obvious metal post. The approach takes about 20 minutes.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lighthouse Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Lonely Vigil
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
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Poseidon Adventure
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5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13
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Iron Maiden
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Lonely Vigil
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Poseidon Adventure
 27
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad 4 pitches
Iron Maiden
 11
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
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