San Rafael Knob Rock Climbing
Maura Hahnenberger on the summit of Phantom Spire.
This is the south central region of the swell. Great remoteness feel, sometimes within site of I-70.
I-70 to exit 114. Travel south along dirt roads that usually lead to 4WD high clearance roads.
Climbing Season For the San Rafael Swell - South area.
Weather station 20.2 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in San Rafael Knob
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for San Rafael Knob:
Featured Route For San Rafael Knob
Karma's Castle in the Air 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Utah
: San Rafael Swell
: ... : San Rafael Knob
This is a well seen tower from many places in the south central swell. It overlooks Reds Canyon.Start on the southwest side of the formation and follow the nice looking crack past a potentially loose block continuing up the nice crack up to a ledge. Climb up through a loose section to a chimney, past a bolt to the top.This is 2 star climbing with a 4 star location... my thoughts? Three star climb. Descent: Rap from two bolts, I believe two ropes are needed. (I used two 50m ropes.)...[more] Browse More Classics in Utah