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Shelbyville Rock Climbing 

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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 >>>


This climb is about 11 miles up Kane Springs Road, and on the right. It is easy to see, find, and you can drive right up to the formation. It is not a "tower" , but a large clump of rocks; does have a summit.

Getting There 

11 miles up Kane Springs Road.

Climbing Season

For the Kane Springs Canyon area.

Weather station 10.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Shelbyville, Mr. Putterman Goes to Washington. Cli...

Mr. Putterman Goes to Washington 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A0  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Shelbyville
Pitch one ; climb a ramp/corner (5.9/A1). Climb a short wall past 2 bolts, then move right and scramble up a block-filled chimney on the right. Pitch 3; move up and left past a bolt, and easier ground. Pitch 4' Walk to top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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Rock Climbing Photo: A sunny day in Kane Creek. Shelbyville
A sunny day in Kane Creek. Shelbyville
Rock Climbing Photo: Shelbyville.  Kane Springs, Moab.  Photo;  Todd Go...
Shelbyville. Kane Springs, Moab. Photo; Todd Go...

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By jakobi
From: moab, utah
Sep 14, 2011
A friend and I free climbed up a sandy chimney on the southern aspect of Shelbyville a couple of years back. We weren't sure where the route started and we had been drinking Wild Turkey all day so there's no telling at what grade it went at but I'd guess 5.9 tops. We topped out the first pitch at some fixed anchors and finished per the original route, so it's not necessary to aid to reach this summit.

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