Assembly Hall Peak looms over the San Rafael Campground and Buckhorn Wash area.
The trailhead starts at the San Rafael Campground. To get to the San Rafael Campground, depends on where you are coming from:
From the north: Just north of Castle Dale, on highway 10, about 2 miles, find a side road heading east. The road is signed Buckhorn Wash. Follow this road about 15 miles to a signed junction, with Buckhorn Wash to the right. Go right, down Buckhorn wash. There are some great petroglyph panels on the way. 9.3 miles down the Buckhorn Wash road, you will cross a cattlegaurd, and the Mexican Mountain road goes off on the left. This is just before the San Rafael river, and campground.
From the south: Take I-70 west from Green River about 30 miles, to exit 131. Take the exit, turning right. This road goes east, paralleling the freeway for a couple of miles before turning north. Follow this road 19 miles to where the San Rafael campground.
On the north side of Assembly Hall Peak, find the earlier published route Postcard Of The Hanging. Disassembled is 30m or 100feet to the left on the same wall. Pitch #1: Climb the V-slot finger crack to a left facing dihedral. More fingers to a piton/bolt belay/rappel anchor.Rappel the route. ...[more]Browse More Classics in UT