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Park Avenue Rock Climbing 

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  • Description 

    Park Avenue is an area of the park that runs N/S and is bordered by significant walls, formations, and towers on both sides - most notably Argon Tower at the North end. A trail runs between the canyon walls on slickrock from a pullout at the South end to the Courthouse Parking area on the North end.

    Getting There 

    Most routes are approached via Courthouse Parking (walk across the street to a well-cairned and worn trail).

    Climbing Season

    For the Arches National Park area.

    Weather station 1.1 miles from here

    7 Total Climbing Routes

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

    Classic Climbing Routes in Park Avenue

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Park Avenue:
    Heart of the Desert   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Park Avenue

    Featured Route For Park Avenue
    Rock Climbing Photo: Ben, right where it gets fun.

    Heart of the Desert 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  UT : Moab Area : ... : Park Avenue
    Heart of the Desert is a quality thin hands to fists crack in a left facing dihedral on relatively good rock. The cruxes are at two wide pods roughly one-third and two-thirds of the way up the climb. Don't miss several stemming rests and a knee-cam no hands rest in one of the pods.To get there, park at the Courthouse Parking area, walk across the street to the trail and look left down Park Avenue. On the left-hand wall, about a quarter mile away, you can make out the obvious dihedral of Heart...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

    Photos of Park Avenue Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: DELICIOUS
    Rock Climbing Photo: The Hamburger
    The Hamburger
    Rock Climbing Photo: Lower Park Avenue and the opening to the Three Gos...
    Lower Park Avenue and the opening to the Three Gos...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Towers on the west side of Park Avenue, from the p...
    Towers on the west side of Park Avenue, from the p...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Park Avenue area. Photo by Blitzo.
    Park Avenue area. Photo by Blitzo.

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    By steven sadler
    From: SLC, UT
    Feb 18, 2014
    What's the beautiful lightning bolt splitter on the face to the left of Cinnamon Rose? It looks hard, maybe .12. Anyone know?

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