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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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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 >>>


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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