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2.6 Miles - Prayer Stick Rock Climbing 


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  • Description 

    Another great find by Mike Baker. The Prayer Stick is a really nice looking leaning pillar. It has some fairly unique petroglyphs at the base of the pillar. The whole area gives you the feel that many Indians have been there before you.

    Getting There 

    When sticking with the overall directions of this page, you will want to drive 2.7 miles and park in a field on the right just past a wash. The hike up to the pillar follows a wash and then some talus, and takes around 20-30 minutes.

    Climbing Season

    For the Moab Area area.

    Weather station 6.8 miles from here

    1 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in 2.6 Miles - Prayer Stick

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 2.6 Miles - Prayer Stick:
    Magic Man    5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 240'   
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    Rock Climbing Photo: The late Mike Baker proudly showing me his find.

    Magic Man 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Utah : Moab Area : ... : 2.6 Miles - Prayer Stick
    P1. Begin with a short approach pitch up a loose right facing corner to a double bolt belay. (5.7 30')P2. Climb up the wide corner, lieback where it gets too wide (10+ at least), or yard on an old #5 camalot, passing two bolts to a natural belay at a stance. (100')P3. Continue up the corner passing a bolt (5.9) and pass a roof to the right (5.8) end in a cave that goes all the way through the pillar. Cool belay with views out both sides. (50')(pitches 3 & 4 can be combined)P4. Head out of ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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    Rock Climbing Photo: The obvious leaning pillar.
    The obvious leaning pillar.

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