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Routes in Irish Canyon Limestone

Flight of the Wild Turkey S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Irish Lute S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Irish Sausage S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rebuffer S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Rolling Rock S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tuna Face T,S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Elevation: 6,500 ft
GPS: 40.8, -108.722 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Dennis Horning on Feb 22, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Access Issue: Irish Canyon BLM lands are designated as an ACEC Details

Description

At this location, the limestone formation of the canyon become roadside. On two occasions in the spring of 2007 and the spring of 2008, we climbed on the limestone putting up 10? routes. The difficulty is 5.8 through 11a. They are all on the south-facing wall and extend from the slightly overhanging cove rightward to the pinnacle like formation laying against the wall.

Getting There

Proceed to the same place as specified in Irish Canyon, i.e. where the limestone reaches the road.

Additional GPS coordinates

Per Sarah Schlaefke: 40.829446, -108.735568.

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Sarah Schlaefke
Salt Lake City, Utah
Sarah Schlaefke   Salt Lake City, Utah
This is a really cool, low-traffic area to hit up if you're headed to Dinosaur or on your way across the country for some reason. It's worth the stop mainly because it has awesome free camping at the northern-most mouth of the canyon. The coordinates for the site are 40.829446, -108.735568, but download directions far before you get anywhere near the canyon, because there is zero service out there. Oct 16, 2017

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