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Tombstone Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.6852, -109.9169 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Tombstone is the tall towerlike mesa you can see for miles as you approach this area.

Getting There 

The road approaching the Lost World Butte area passes right next to this formation. Maximum 2 minute approach to any of the routes.

Climbing Season

For the Moab Area area.

Weather station 10.7 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Tombstone

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Tombstone:
Family Plot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 340'   
Rigor Mortis   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C2     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 340'   
The Epitaph   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 280'   
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Featured Route For Tombstone
Rock Climbing Photo: family plot

Family Plot 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1  UT : Moab Area : ... : Tombstone
Start just right of Keswick Lads Day Out on the north side of the formation. Watch out for weak friable rock in sections of the crack. Pitch 1: 100' 5.7 C1Make a long reach to the first pin then aid past three bolts to a good finger sized crack. Clean aid the crack using TCU's. Pass a pod with some wide crack and a short section of easy free climbing. Continue aiding the thin crack to a bolt anchor. Pitch 2: 85' 5.8 C1Aid the hand and fist sized crack up and over the roof. After the roof make s...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking northeast from the Tombstone at night.  Ce...
Looking northeast from the Tombstone at night. Ce...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tombstone
Tombstone
Rock Climbing Photo: Tombstone camp
Tombstone camp
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tombstone.
The Tombstone.
Rock Climbing Photo: Easy approach
BETA PHOTO: Easy approach
Rock Climbing Photo: Tombstone from the east
BETA PHOTO: Tombstone from the east
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tombstone from Cenotaph Spire
BETA PHOTO: The Tombstone from Cenotaph Spire

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