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Big Water Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,100'
Location: 37.056, -111.65494 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Oct 27, 2014
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Description 

This is an expansive area on both State and BLM lands. Big Water is located in the heart of the Colorado Plateau. There is rich sedimentary geology in the area. Time spans represented around Big Water range from Late Jurassic to Late Cretaceous rocks. The formations immediately around Big Water are the Carmel Formation, Entrada Sandstone, Dakota Formation, Tropic Shale, and Straight Cliffs Formation. There are towers and faces to be climbed here. All of the tower pictures below can be seen from the pavement and other than Mollie's Little Big Man Tower, none have an FA. Explore and be respectful of the area and its culture.

Getting There 

Highway 89 from House Rock Valley Road (West) to the Arizona/Utah State line (East). There are a myriad of possibilities on both sides of the highway.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Big Water Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Mollie Goes Dustin Topo

Mollie Goes Dustin 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b A2  Utah : Grand Staircase : Big Water Area
Climb: Molllie's Little Big Man TowerDescription: This tower (Mollie's Little Big Man) has more possible lines and sits isolated from any similar features on a rolling high plain of mostly sand. I believe the main tower structure is the Entrada Formation and the cap rock to be the Dakota Formation. The best part of our line (Mollie Goes Dustin) is that you can easily reach and camp right under this stunning monolith. On the steep southeast sides left most crack starts the old school aiding.Pi...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

Photos of Big Water Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Tepid Tower awaits an FA
Tepid Tower awaits an FA
Rock Climbing Photo: You can only see the top third of this large uncli...
You can only see the top third of this large uncli...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Three Amigos
The Three Amigos
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tree Charlies (W/O FAs)
The Tree Charlies (W/O FAs)
Rock Climbing Photo: Five Little Indians
Five Little Indians
Rock Climbing Photo: This line on Tepid Tower might only go by those wh...
This line on Tepid Tower might only go by those wh...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tepid Tower
Tepid Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Lots to do
Lots to do
Rock Climbing Photo: "Steve" & "Chevy" of the three...
"Steve" & "Chevy" of the three...
Rock Climbing Photo: VC Tower
VC Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: VC Tower (W/O an FA)
VC Tower (W/O an FA)
Rock Climbing Photo: This pillar will go!
This pillar will go!
Rock Climbing Photo: Potential photo. opps.
Potential photo. opps.
Rock Climbing Photo: A closer look at High Water Tower
A closer look at High Water Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: "Steve" of the Three Amigos
"Steve" of the Three Amigos
Rock Climbing Photo: The Three Amigos at some distance
The Three Amigos at some distance
Rock Climbing Photo: Dustin in Little Big Man
Dustin in Little Big Man

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