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Lazer Crack T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C1-
Think Ya Should T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Titanic Corner T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Elevation: 5,543 ft
GPS: 38.495, -109.77 Google Map · Climbing Map
Shared By: Drew Spaulding on Feb 20, 2014
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq
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The original method of descending and ascending the 450' canyonlands rim wall is to solo down 50' from the rim by jumping down onto a large boulder which leads to a moderate chimney, leading down to a clean ledge. When soloing down you are aiming towards the obvious arete of the rim wall closest to the Crowhead Spires. A 3-bolt anchor is found just below the clean, crack split ledge(closest point to the spires on the rim). Fix 2 ropes, tied together, and rappel passing the knot as you go... At the end of the day, after climbing on the spires, return to the fixed ropes and ascend them 360' back to the anchor on the rim, pull your ropes, and solo up and back to the truck.
I have now established two 3-pitch routes(on the West face of the rim wall) that lead to the same ledge you solo down to get to the rappel anchor. So, after climbing either of these routes, you just run across the ledge, pull your ropes back up, and solo back to the car.(with 3 more pitches under your belt!). Near these two routes, I have also established a 2-pitch route of excellent quality that may very well continue to the same ledge with a finishing 3rd pitch... These 3 routes are high adventure and much like climbing a multi-pitch tower route in the canyonlands.
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

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Rappel from below the truck to gain the base of these routes...

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