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Eye of the Whale Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.70998, -109.61322 View Map  Incorrect?
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  • Description 

    The perfect location for those looking to get away from the hords of tourists in the region. Solitude and near virgin earth are boundless in this miniature paradise.

    Getting There 

    From the main Arches road, take a left onto BLM 378; following it for about three miles. Park, and then hike about .5 miles directly North to the obvious cluster of rocks.

    Climbing Season

    For the Arches National Park area.

    Weather station 6.5 miles from here

    2 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

    Featured Route For Eye of the Whale
    Rock Climbing Photo: The line!!

    Whaleing Watch 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Eye of the Whale
    Chossy at the bottom (perhaps the crux itself!) with a strange, unprotectable overhang to get to the crack. The crack moves effortlessly from fingers to hands and back again. Brilliant line....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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