Elevation: 6,023 ft
GPS: 38.028, -109.609 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: camhead on Mar 13, 2007 · Updates
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
Access Issue: No Toilet Facilities! Details
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

There are a few hard testpieces here, as well as some easier stuff. This cliff does not have quite the concentration of routes that other Creek crags do, and there seems to be quite a bit of loose and fresh rockfall here, but it is still worth a visit. Morning sun, afternoon shade in the summer.

Getting There

This is the second large canyon/valley on the right as you drive up toward Beef Basin from Bridger Jack area. Right after a cattle guard (and before you hit the turnoff to Way Rambo/Pistol Whipped area), take the high clearance track to the right. Parking is at the end of this road.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Critic's Choice

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 221
Bunny Slope
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Sabrina
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 91
Ed's World
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Unnamed 5.10 Flare
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Mr. Critical
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5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
BBC from Cleveland (Big Bold Cli…
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5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
Acronymph
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5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Tom's Thumb
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 22
Ruby Flame
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
New Life or Second Life
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 5
Break a Leg
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c A0
 3
The Hitch Hiker's Thumb
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5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 19
Second Choice
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5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 57
Critic's Choice
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5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 24
Belly Full of Bad Berries
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bunny Slope
 221
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sabrina
 3
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Ed's World
 91
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Unnamed 5.10 Flare
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Mr. Critical
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
BBC from Cleveland (Big Bol…
 21
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Acronymph
 11
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Tom's Thumb
 7
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Ruby Flame
 22
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
New Life or Second Life
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Break a Leg
 5
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
The Hitch Hiker's Thumb
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c A0 Trad, Aid 2 pitches
Second Choice
 19
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Critic's Choice
 57
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad
Belly Full of Bad Berries
 24
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad
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