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
WET ROCK: Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN MOAB during or after rain.
RAPTOR CLOSURES: Please be aware of seasonal raptor closures at the Cat wall and Reservoir wall. They occur annually from March 31st until August 31st. *Due to the federal hiring freeze in agencies such as the BLM of Monticello, no official closure for 2017 has been issued and the laws which have been put in place in previous years are not being enforced. Please, for the sake of fragile desert ecology, DO NOT CLIMB at stated walls. These raptors return to the same nesting sites every year to raise their nestlings.
climb north face. starts with a couple of poorly protected mantles. move up and left to "good" "splitter" and head for the roof. layback (crux) around the 4 to 6 inch corner to a boulder with cord and two quick links. solo last few feet to summit. super fun. rock and pro are about like you should expect.
this is the lonely tower south/southwest of windows.
single set of cams and stoppers. (i brought double) 1 #5 and an extra #3 camalot. be sure to have a couple small cams and small stoppers. slung boulder on top. single rope rap. easy to top rope. beware of loose rock.