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Captain Carbuncle Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.28321, -109.82993 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Steve "Crusher" Bartlett on Jul 17, 2014
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This is the next tower east a few hundred yards from Captain Collywobble. Two towers are close together here; this is the first one you come to. This was the last of these four to be climbed as it looked least likely to be free/clean climbable.

Getting There 

Same approach as for Captain Collywobble then walk a few hundred years east.

Climbing Season

For the Island In The Sky area.

Weather station 11.5 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Stu Ritchie, pitch 1.

Perhaps You Should See A Specialist 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Captain Carbuncle
1. Climb up the left of two right-facing dihedrals up to below the Shark's Head, an obvious right-pointing flake 30 feet up. Layback around this (5.10d) and head up and slightly left then up and slightly right (past a loose block) to gain a small stance on a large dinner plate and under a 3 foot roof. 2. Struggle over the roof (5.10c/d) then continue more easily up through a 5.8 slot. Angle up and slightly left towards the top, over a couple more 5.10a bulges, to gain a ledge under a right-facin...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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