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Three Tower Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Jeff Widen on Apr 2, 2015

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This buttress is about 0.2 miles before the Blue Gramma Cliff parking area, at the point where the buttress comes closest to the road. There are three towers close together on top, obvious to all driving into Indian Creek.

Getting There 

From Newspaper Rock, drive about three miles toward the Park, and pullout on the right, just past where the cliff comes closest to the road. You can see Blue Gramma cliff from there.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Ben on the ledge at the start of the top pitch

The Indian 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1 PG13  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Three Tower Buttress
This climbs the middle tower of the group. From the notch between the Cowboy and Indian (see Cowboy description), walk out a ledge on the north side (optional belay, better for communication) to it's end. Climb up and right for 15' 5.9-ish, mantle awkwardly onto a small ledge, kneel up and clip a bolt. Aid to a 2nd bolt (may go free - 5.10?), then free climb small edges up and left to a horizontal crack. Place pro carefully (soft, small-medium cams), then traverse left around corner and make...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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By Kevin Kent
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 6, 2015
Thanks for adding these Jeff! I was just looking for beta on these the other day!

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