Type: Trad, Aid, 280 ft, 3 pitches, Grade III
FA: Paul Ross Colin Downer (UK). June 1st 2001
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Apr 23, 2012
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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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

Both chaps were from the town of Keswick in the English Lake District.The climb starts up the very obvious corner left of Family Plot on the East end of The Tombstone.P1) Aid passed an old drilled piton from a previous unknow attempt and gain the 140' corner. Use leeper cam hooks and small cams to reach three bolts at its top where the crack closes.Belay at a 3 bolt stance above.(Best to take a hand drill as belay area may have been damaged by target practice).C2 140'P2)Move left from the belay to a crack system that leads to another bolt belay just left of a perfect hand crack.60' C3 .P3)Climb the crack to the summit. 80'5.10 Rap Epitaph.

Location

The Tombstone.Up Dead Horse Point road from Moab for 8.5 miles turn right on dirt road then 1.5 miles right again to Dubink Well road .Keep driving and The Tombstone will appear.

Protection

Friends two sets through #4,many TCU's, Stoppers.One set leeper cam hooks. Two 60m ropes.

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USBRIT Ross
Keswick Cumbria.UK
  5.10 C3
USBRIT Ross   Keswick Cumbria.UK
  5.10 C3
No reported second ascent as of 2018 Jan 14, 2014
Greg Miller
my truck
Greg Miller   my truck
second ascent Angela Vanwiemeersch 11/18? Dec 6, 2018
USBRIT Ross
Keswick Cumbria.UK
  5.10 C3
USBRIT Ross   Keswick Cumbria.UK
  5.10 C3
As far as I know, this could be the second ascent Good one ... Any info how the found it... and any photos? Cheers Dec 6, 2018