Owl Rock Climber's Log

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SawtoothSean - Apr 7, 2016 2:03 pm Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2016

Good Times  Sucess!

Had the rock to ourselves. Awkward chimney fun! Cool summit.


MMclimbhigh - Nov 9, 2015 11:03 am Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2015

Olevsky Route  Sucess!

Great route on a great little tower. Part of a fun Arches weekend with Owl, Bullwinkle, Elephant Butte and U-Turn Canyon. Livin' the Dream!


SawtoothSean - Apr 24, 2015 5:21 pm Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2015

Steep and juggy  Sucess!

Sustained 5.8 moves on steep and juggy holds, some offwidth, body jams etc. Really cool summit. Easy downclimb from true summit to rap anchors.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Nov 29, 2014 5:30 pm Date Climbed: Nov 27, 2014

West Route  Sucess!

Climbed as the sun was setting! Fun short climb.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Nov 9, 2013 10:33 pm Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2013

Nice little climb  Sucess!

2nd time climbing, easy leading, well protected, nice summit. Would not mind repeating this one again.

Garon Coriz

Garon Coriz - Oct 4, 2012 12:03 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012

Nice Short Climb  Sucess!

With Will and Mason about 8 am. It was a beautiful morning with lots of tourists watching. I felt the crux was when the crack meandered left and offered awkward fist jams. The lower portions of the climb went like a gym climb, which was fun. We lowered each other rather than rappel. The sandstone on top doesn't look too strong.


strudolyubov - Apr 9, 2012 12:18 am Date Climbed: Apr 5, 2012

Standard Route (Olevsky Route)  Sucess!

Climbed Owl Rock via standard route with my 7-year old son and five friends. Fun trad lead with great pro, great summit views.


Diggler - Feb 16, 2012 12:01 pm Date Climbed: Feb 8, 2012

Fun!  Sucess!

Did after Bullwinkle. Faith decided ~1/3 up that she didn't like it, & didn't have enough pieces for her comfort, so she lowered, & I led. After Bullwinkle, I was pleasantly surprised. Rock was comparably way better than Bullwinkle, with no death blocks en route, & the pro' was good. Perhaps the nicest thing was the climbing- thoroughly enjoyable! Scramble to summit from anchor provocative too (glad I had a double-length runner along :) ). Great little climb! 3rd(?) desert sandstone spire. Faith came back & led it later, which was cool.

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Oct 15, 2011 7:15 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2011

The Owl  Sucess!

My 2nd ascent with Joe K in tow this time. Folks are rapping off the top pin because they are afraid to downclimb back down to the fixed rappel. Leaving huge grooves on top. Please quit doing that. Great weather, only one other party this go around. Good to combine with Tonka Tower why you are out there.


noahs213 - May 19, 2011 12:42 pm Date Climbed: May 15, 2011

Great little climb  Sucess!

great little climb.


McCannster - May 15, 2011 10:20 pm Date Climbed: May 15, 2011

Standard Route  Sucess!

Totally whipped from Standing Rock the day before, we wanted to climb something short and moderate. This fit the bill perfectly. The climb is really fun and worth doing.


shanahan96 - Apr 18, 2011 11:20 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2011

trip capper  Sucess!

4/16/11- climbed the owl w/aaron as our fourth, and final tower of our weekend trip. steep, airy and exposed crack was a pleasure to climb as the holds were great and your blood was rushing as the crux section tried to push me left out of the crack. super climb!

11/27/14- twilight start and finished in the dark. the scramble to the summit is interesting when you can't see much outside of your headlight bubble!



SarahThompson - Nov 7, 2010 10:52 pm Date Climbed: Nov 5, 2010

Classic route  Sucess!

11/5/10 - I loved this climb. Steep, juggy and interesting. Fantastic pro. One of my favorite desert climbs to date.

10/27/15 - Led w/ Kylie.

utclimber - Mar 11, 2010 10:35 am Date Climbed: May 30, 2004

Olevsky Route  Sucess!

Fun climbing.


heather14 - Nov 30, 2009 11:01 pm Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2009

First Desert Tower  Sucess!

I think I'm now hooked! Thanks Tim & Stacy for asking me to join!

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Oct 29, 2008 12:51 pm Date Climbed: Oct 25, 2008

Owl Rock  Sucess!

Great day with Stacy, Megan and Jonathan. Zero wind. Fast and furious easy 5.8 trad pitch, but several couples in front of us took an enormous amount of time. Like waiting at Disney World on an October weekend I am afraid.


igneouscarl - Jul 13, 2008 2:14 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2008

4 man team  Sucess!

4 of us climbed this while on a tour of Utah. Fun climb with nice views.


MichaelJ - May 1, 2008 10:48 am Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2008

first desert solo  Sucess!

I wasn't planning on climbing this but the first day I hit Moab I decided to have a look at Arches. The Owl just looked too cool and next thing I knew I was standing on top.


benjohnson - Mar 26, 2007 4:06 pm Date Climbed: Mar 25, 2007

Olevsky Route  Sucess!

Fun little tower. My second desert tower of many to come.

highice - Feb 8, 2007 6:18 pm

hung over  Sucess!

nice route but the heat and a night of drinking made me get sick while trying the crux. At least I warned my partner and she very quickly moved out from under the climb. at least she didn't panic and take me off belay.

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