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The Hunchback Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 5,485'
Location: 38.7176, -109.28404 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Furthermore on Nov 9, 2015
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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 >>>


The Hunchback is a small tower located 50 yards south of the start for Something Wicked This Way Comes on Gothic Nightmare.

Getting There 

Hike to the base of Gothic Nightmare and then hike 50 yards south from the southwest prow of Gothic Nightmare to the tower.

Climbing Season

For the Moab Area area.

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow. 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A1 R  Utah : Moab Area : ... : The Hunchback
This route is located on the northeastern prow of the tower. The original line is further west, not east as described in DR3 (the fixed bolt can be observed).Start up an interesting hand crack and then traverse left to an off-fingers crack. At the top of the off-fingers crack (10+), traverse left again (A1) for an exciting, poorly protected, mantle finish (10/10+).This route will likely go free in the 11+/12- range.Simul rappel off the tower since there is no summit anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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