Elevation: 4,437 ft
GPS: 38.57, -109.662 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Nov 7, 2006
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

Day Canyon is the drainage just north of Longs Canyon. Its mouth on the Colorado is roughly 8 miles west of Moab and it runs roughly east/west for 5 miles paralleling Longs Canyon.

Getting There

You can access Day Canyon from Potash Road roughly two miles north of the mouth of Longs Canyon and a couple miles south of Gold Bar. You can also access the upper reaches of the Canyon (via rappel) off UT 313 and the Dead Horse State Park Road that leads down Longs Canyon.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Day Canyon

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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
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 30
Boognish Tower
Trad, Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 102
Brush Painted Datsun
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 16
Moonshine
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 254
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
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Happily Ever Shafter
Sport
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
Alba's Half Price Hand Jams Day Canyon Cragging R…
 8
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Working Class Hero Day Canyon Cragging R…
 87
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Christine's Way Buff Saab Day Canyon Cragging R…
 84
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Android Waffle Hot Line Day Canyon Cragging R…
 35
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Boognish Tower Boognish Tower
 30
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Sport
Brush Painted Datsun Day Canyon Cragging R…
 102
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Moonshine Bootleg Tower
 16
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Pocket Rocket Day Canyon Cragging R…
 254
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Bee Line Day Canyon Cragging R…
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Thicker Than Water (pitch 1) Day Canyon Cragging R…
 23
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Thicker than Water Day Canyon Cragging R…
 5
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Happily Ever Shafter Priapism Pillar
 3
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Kiss of the Spider Women Day Canyon Cragging R…
 4
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad
Finger Bandit Day Canyon Cragging R…
 7
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Trad
Concepcion Day Canyon Cragging R…
 4
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c Trad
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