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Description 

A large area bordered by Kane Creek to the north, Lockhart Basin to the west, Hwy 191 to the east and Hart's Draw to the south. The plateau is split by a beautiful remote canyon, Hatch Wash in which a small number of routes have been established, due to it's relative remoteness and difficult accessibility.

Getting There 

Take Hwy 191 south from Moab, exit at either Looking glass road or further south on the Canyon Rims Recreation Area exit.

Climbing Season

For the Moab Area area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Jay Miller hanging it out on the 3rd pitch roof.

Big Lebowski C2  Utah : Moab Area : Canyon Rims Recreation Area
When we climbed this we were in aid mode, but future parties may have luck freeing (some of) this.Pitch 1: Climb 20' up a loose crack system, then work into a right facing dihedral. Continue high enough to be able to tension traverse right, into the opposite left facing dihedral, and belay under a roof. 160' Natural belay.Pitch 2: Continue up the right side of a roof, to gain a clean right facing dihedral, which is followed past two short wide sections, up to a 2 bolt belay. 150' Pitch 3: The mo...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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