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Church Rock Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,004'
Location: 38.0736, -109.3454 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: This is the Regular Route on Church Rock.

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Description 

This is the dome-like formation on the east side of the highway at the junction of U.S. 191 (main road) and State Highway 211 (Indian Creek Road). It is a prominent landmark. For years it had a flag waving from its summit. It is shaped like a saucer, or the dome of a church.

Getting There 

Junction of U.S. 191 and State Highway 211.

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Featured Route For Church Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Old anchor crappy anchor. (Photo taken by Jesse Br...

Regular Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Church Rock
This is an odd one. We climbed up the face facing the road, and on the left side. After a bit of scrambling, you come to a very hueco-covered wall;...ascend this up the the shoulder of the formation.....Scramble around a bit, and find steep crack system (short ) to the summit. The climbing is funky and a bit wierd, and the anchor from the shouder is odd too;....a bunch of tied off dirt mushrooms and one pin in a hole. It's a novel experience. I had fun. I did this climb ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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