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Elevation: 6,000'
Location: 37.6255, -109.4783 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: T Brad on Jun 13, 2008
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Ruins in Butler Wash near Blanding

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 MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Though Blanding is full of out-doors-people, bolted climbs seem to be rare in the immediate vicinity. Hopefully this will help some of the interested locals to find and share some places to top-rope or to bolt some new climbs.

Getting There 

Blanding, UT is just over an hour south of Moab, twenty miles south of Monticello and twenty minutes north of Bluff.

Respect and Protect 

Please Respect and Protect archaeological sites: Stay on trail, help prevent damage. Don’t move artifacts, let everyone enjoy the discovery. Stay out of ancient buildings and off walls, they are fragile! Report looting and vandalism: 1 800 722 3998

Climbing Season

For the Moab Area area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

47 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',13],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',14],['V2-3',9],['V4-5',6],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Blanding

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Blanding:
Iron Maiden   V1 5 R     Boulder   Blanding Boulders
Anything But Bland   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 25'   Blanding Boulders
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Featured Route For Blanding
Rock Climbing Photo: The problem.  Follow the arete to the top.

Battle Axe V0 4  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Blanding Boulders
If you are looking for your first highball, make it this one. Sit start, then walk up the axe edge arete on big holds and feet. Guaranteed to leave a smile on your face. Best V0 in Blanding!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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