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Moab Desert Tower Climbs

Moab Desert Tower Climbs

Moab Desert Tower Climbs

Page Type: Area/Range

Location: Utah, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 38.65140°N / 109.3675°W

Object Title: Moab Desert Tower Climbs

Activities: Mountaineering, Trad Climbing

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter


Page By: Dow Williams

Created/Edited: Oct 8, 2009 / May 11, 2017

Object ID: 561713

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Jah Man, 5.10c

Clickable Map + List below in approximate order from West to East


Canyonlands National Park

Washer Woman

In Search of Suds, 5.10+, 5 Pitches

Washer Woman and Monster Tower


Primrose Dihedrals, 5.11d, 7 Pitches


Dunn Route, 5.11, 6 Pitches

Route Overlay for Dunn Route on Moses

Lost World Butte

The Road Not Taken, 5.10, 4 Pitches

4th Pitch, 5.10
Dow leading the Crux on the Crux Pitch, 5.10

North Six Shooter

Lightning Bolt Cracks, 5.11a, 3 Pitches

North Six Shooter

South Six-Shooter

South Face, 5.6, 3 Pitches

South Six Shooter

Looking Glass Rock

Looking Glass, 5.7, 3 Pitches

Looking Glass Rock Climb


Reign Of Terror, 5.9 C1, 2 Pitches

Reign Of Terror

Devil's Golf Ball, A0

Devil s Golf Ball


Window Route, 5.9, C1, 4 Pitches

Echo Pinnacle

Arches National Park

Three Penguins

Right Chimney, 5.10c, 2 Pitches

Right Chimney, 5.10c

Three Gossips

West Face, 5.10, C1, 3 Pitches

Three Gossips
Start of the Crux Pitch

Be There or Be Talked About, 5.9 C1, 3 Pitches

Three Gossips

Argon Tower

West face, 5.9+ C1, 4 Pitches

Approximate line of West Face...



Sheep Rock

Virgin Wool, 5.10a C2+, 5 Pitches

Sheep Rock

Tower of Babel

Zenyatta Entrada, 5.9 C3, 6 Pitches

Zenyatta Entrada

Owl Rock

Olevsky Route, 5.8, 2 Pitches

Owl Rock

Tonka Tower

West Face, 5.8 A0, 2 Pitches

Tonka Tower

Off Balance Rock

NE Chimney, 5.7, 2 Pitches

Off Balanced Rock
Dow Leading Off Balanced Rock

Marching Men

North Marcher, 5.10+, 2 Pitches

North Marcher, 5.10+
North Marcher, 5.10+

Dark Angel

West Face, 5.9 A0, 2 Pitches

Dark Angel, 5.10, 2 Pitches
1st Pitch

El Segundo, 5.9+, 2 Pitches

Route Overlay El Segundo

River Road Crags and Towers

Molar Tower, 5.8+


Sorcerer’s Apprentice Right, 5.11, 3 Pitches

Sorcerer’s Apprentice Right, 5.11-
 2nd Pitch- 40m- 5.10+

Lighthouse Tower

Lonely Vigil, 5.10a, 4 Pitches

Lonely Vigil, 5.10a
2nd Pitch Stem Box

Poseidon Adventure, 5.10, 5 Pitches

Poseidon Adventure, 5.10
Dow Leading the Flaring off-width

Dolomite Spire

Kor Route, 5.8 C2, 4 Pitches

Kor Route
2nd Pitch


Terma, 5.9, 3 Pitches

1st Pitch
1st Pitch

Spear of Destiny

Spear of Destiny, 5.9
Dow Leading Spear of Destiny


Qebehsenuef, 5.8+ PG13

Castle Valley Towers

Parriott Mesa

Super Natural, 5.10, 4 Pitches

1st Pitch, 5.10
1st Pitch, 5.10

Castleton Tower

North Face, 5.11, 3 Pitches

North Face, 5.11
1st Pitch

North Chimney, 5.8+, 4 Pitches

Castleton Tower North Chimney Route Overlay

Kor Ingalls, 5.9+, 4 Pitches

Kor-Ingalls, 5.9+
Dow Leading the Crux Pitch


Fine Jade, 5.11a, 4 Pitches


Crack Wars, 5.11, 4 Pitches

Crack Wars, 5.11


Honeymoon Chimney, 5.11, 4 Pitches

Honeymoon Chimney, 5.11b
1st Pitch

Sister Superior

Jah Man, 5.10c, 5 Pitches

Jah Man, 5.10c
3rd Pitch

Fisher-Onion Towers


Maverick, 5.8 C2, 4 Pitches

Maverick Route

Ancient Art

Stolen Chimney, 5.10+, 4 Pitches

Ancient Art
Dow Leading the last pitch

Cobra, 5.11R

Nearing the Only Fixed Piton


NE Ridge, 5.8 C2, 6 Pitches

Northeast Ridge

Lizard Rock, 5.8R

Lizard Rock
Lizard Rock 

River Tower

North Face, 5.8 C2, 3 Pitches


Top of the World Overlook

Cooler Than Jesus, 5.10, 3 Pitches

Route Overlay for Cooler than Jesus, Top of the World Overlook


The Priest (right). Castleton...TezcatlipocaCastleton towerCastleton TowerTezcatlipocaTo the summitThe North Chimney route on Castleton Tower seen from the base
Finally, on the summit...Climbers on summit of Owl RockAncient ArtHindu TowerThe TitanCastleton Tower and the RectoryCastleton from the approach
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