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Cheese Whiz Dispenser Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.62377, -109.99394 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brad Brandewie on Mar 9, 2009
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Looking up at Pointy Tower. The Original Route ro...

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 

We approached this tower thinking we might get a first ascent but found that someone had already been there. We named it Pointy Tower until we find out who did the FA and what they named it.

In any case, it’s a 200 foot, wingate tower with a very small summit. The climbing on the only existing route is quite good and there is potential for another. We took a good look at the right arête as we rapped from the shoulder and it looks like it would be a great free pitch. Similar to Thumbelina in the Bridger Jacks.

Did you do the first ascent of this tower?

Getting There 

See directions on Spring Canyon page.

Climbing Season

For the Moab Area area.

Weather station 14.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Cheese Whiz Dispenser

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cheese Whiz Dispenser:
Start Sucking   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1+     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 200'   
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Start Sucking 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1+  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Cheese Whiz Dispenser
Whoever did the first ascent of this climb has a good eye. It’s a compelling line. Pitch one – Climb up to a bolt and then out a series of small roofs on what turns into a beautiful hand crack. Continue up a right facing dihedral and then climb up and right past a bolt to a belay on a ledge. (5.9, C1)Pitch two – Step left from the anchor and climb the crack past a fixed pin until you are perched below a 5-6 inch offwidth that diagonals up and right. Climb the wideness to a belay on the shoul...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

Photos of Cheese Whiz Dispenser Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: pointy tower from downcanyon
pointy tower from downcanyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Pointy Tower in late day sunlight.
Pointy Tower in late day sunlight.

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By Kiley Miller
Apr 1, 2017
FA-12-31-1999 John Rzeczycki & Kiley Miller
Name of tower-Cheese Whiz Dispenser
Route name-Start sucking
1st pitch freed at 5.11
2nd pitch was not freed
3rd pitch 10a

John Rzeczycki & Ralph Ferrara returned a couple months later & route was freed.
By Ben Kiessel
Apr 27, 2017
Kiley thanks for the history!

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