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Routes in Mee Canyon

Arch Tower: Dry Heaves T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2- PG13
Cigar Tower: You're Gonna Go Far T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C2-
Colossus: Male Vitality T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
Crisis Actors T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1
Drinking with Gambino T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Friday Night Monster Truck Rally T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c X
Garston Trout, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A1+
Garston Trout: Crusher's Sloppy Seconds T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C1
Government Cheese T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b C1
Middle Children of History Tower T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
Moai Tower: Vanished Civilization T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b C2+
Model Citizen T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Moon River T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c A2-
Nerve Endings T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Nick Reecy Boulder: NRESIH V0 4
Red Man Tower: America's Best Chew T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Shaking the Goat T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Tail Wagger T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Transcendent Function T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
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Description

Mee Canyon is located west of Grand Junction. It is a remote desert canyon offering many possibilities for adventure. It is a popular canyon hike for backpackers, and is often coupled with a hike of Knowles Canyon to create a loop from Glade Park. It's primary feature is Arch Tower.

Getting There

The easiest approach to Mee Canyon is by boat. Float the Colorado River from the put-in at Loma down about 12 miles to Mee Canyon on your left. This is a BLM administred area, and there are campsites river left.
Another (very long) way in would require a hike from a Glade Park trailhead. I've met backpackers that have done this, but you will have to investigate the best way to get in from Glade Park. Kelsey's canyoning guidebooks have a descritpion.

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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2- PG13
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Arch Tower: Dry Heaves
Trad, Aid 4 pitches
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Arch Tower: Dry Heaves
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2- PG13 Trad, Aid 4 pitches
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