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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: Paul Marshall on F.A. of The Gift, Utah

The Gift 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Tombstone
The route is located on the Tombstone formation about one mile east of Lost World Butte. See new Desert Rock Guide IV. This route 'The Gift' was put up after the guide was printed. The first pitch, a 200' perfect corner, was led by Paul Marshall - a Brit. This was his very first climb in the US after arriving in Grand Junction the night before, and his first route on sandstone.The Gift.III 5.8+ C2 360' The climb takes the big open corner about 100' left of 'Keswick Lads Day Out'. 1) Easy 30'...[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: 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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