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The Black Box 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 >>>


Black, box shaped boulder, with chalk all over it. Main wall is SW facing and rock temp. can be rather extreme. Climbs best in morning, late evening or winter.

Getting There 

Walk 50m west from parking lot, Look for the box shaped black boulder on your right.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.4 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Black Box

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Black Box:
Back Alley   V0 4 PG13     Boulder   
Center Start   V1 5     Boulder   
Slots of Fun   V2 5+     Boulder   
Arete Right Side   V3 6A     Boulder   
Arete Left Side   V3 6A     Boulder   
Center Direct   V3 6A     Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   
Arete Left Side Sit Start   V9 7C     Boulder   
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Featured Route For The Black Box
Rock Climbing Photo: Beta photo for Blue Light. Gorgeous.

Blue Light V9 7C  Utah : Moab Area : ... : The Black Box
Bold moves on tenuous feet. Start standing with right hand on arete, and left hand on a small sharp sidepull. Get your foot on the rough patch at waist height, climb and finish straight up. You'll be using the arete the whole way, and that thing has varying degrees of positive. Nice rock, very aesthetic line, and flat landing make this a 4 star climb. The feet get worse as you go higher, forcing you to keep on by just compression and smearing, and it's kin...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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