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Location: 38.7937, -109.32305 View Map  Incorrect?
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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 >>>

Description 

The original route to the top did not scale the tower at all. Rather, the top was accessed by climbing the adjoining mesa. Since then a route has been added which ascends the tower and should add to the allure of this area.

Getting There 

As described in DRIII. Indian Chief is a Wingate tower above mile marker 28. It is named for its obvious profile as you drive upriver on River Road.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Yosemite Sam and the Stiff Pins 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Utah : Moab Area : ... : Indian Chief
The route ascends the Northeast side of the tower beginning with a steep wide section (crux) which leads into discontinuous and loose terrain and eventually to a shelf. Stem the remaining 30 meters up a chimney on dispersed but good pro....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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By Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)
Apr 25, 2016
Ha ha!
Someone added this to MP!

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