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Routes in Anasazi Buttress

Artist Tears T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C3
Foam Flake T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Navajo Route T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Seam Crack A3-4 R
Shere Khan T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2+
Elevation: 4,294 ft
GPS: 38.609, -109.536 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Sep 19, 2004
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

Description

One of the most beautiful sections of the River Road cliffs, this area catches your eye as you whisk by in your vehicle or on your bike. It is sheer and slightly overhanging and is graced with elegant, dark, water streaks. This buttress is a section of the wall between Negro Bill and Short canyons and lies near mile marker 3. The rock is Navajo formation sandstone.

It contains:
Foam Flake, 10-, 1p, 100'
Artist's Tears, 5.8 A4, 3p, 400'
Seam Crack, A4, 2p
Navajo Route, 5.11-, 2p, 300'
Acquired Taste, 5.12- A1, 2p, 250'
Fast TImes At Frogmont High, 5.10, 1p, 75'
Children Of A Lesser Frog, 10-, 1p, 80'
Froggy Horror Picture Show, 11, 1p, 100'
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

Getting There

This buttress is located about 1.5 miles out of Moab along the River Road heading east towards Castle Valley and can be found on the south (shady) side of the road.

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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C3
Artist Tears
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Artist Tears
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C3 Trad, Aid 3 pitches
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