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Tombstone Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.6852, -109.9169 View Map  Incorrect?
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Tombstone camp. Epitaph is the route just to the l...

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 >>>

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',0],['5.10',5],['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   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 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: Paul Ross on Pitch 3 first ascent of Rigor Mortis ...

Rigor Mortis 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a C2  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Tombstone
Some interesting situations.Might be free climbable. On the first ascent three falls were taking caused by a few cams ripping out.The top crack is in good rock.The climb is located on the southern end of the Tombstone, about 300' left of The Gift. 3 minute walk from the parking area.Nice camping area. P1. Climb a left facing groove/crack to a large ledge. Bolt belay 60' 5.7 P2. Enter the groove system via a short overhanging section with a very thin crack. Pass one bolt to more thin crack and f...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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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: The Tombstone.
The Tombstone.
Rock Climbing Photo: Tombstone camp
Tombstone camp
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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