Disappearing Angel Rock Climbing
Cyndie Bransford Rapping Disappearing Angel. Photo...
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Disappearing Angel is a fairly small free standing tower just below the caprock of the rim. The best place to see it is driving up US 191 from the south - it is the obvious free standing spire visible halfway up the slopes on the west side of the Moab Valley.
Turn west onto Angel Rock road from US191 on the south side of town. Turn left at the end of the street. Disappearing Angel is visible on the slope above you. Find a good way across the private property and then head up the unpleasant talus slope to the base of the tower.
Climbing Season For the Moab Area area.
Weather station 2.8 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Disappearing Angel
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Disappearing Angel:
Featured Route For Disappearing Angel
Satan's Revenge 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
: Moab Area
: ... : Disappearing Angel
This route is awesome. It is kinda like Dolofright's big brother (although it is probably quite a bit safer) -- another amazing find by Tom Gilje. It ascends the north face of Disappearing Angel (good for hotter temps) in two pitches... a little bit of crack climbing leads to some pretty rad face climbing.P1: Climb the gradually widening crack to where it ends, clip a bolt, and pull a burly hand traverse straight left for 15 feet (crux!). The falls are wild and scary, but clean. At the end ...[more] Browse More Classics in Utah