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Barney Rumble Tower Rock Climbing 

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A fun tower with a great approach. The Colorado River must be crossed to reach this tower. Barney Rumble Tower is 140 feet high.

Getting There 

Park in a pullout on the River Road near mile marker 4. The tower will be visible accross the river up on a shelf. Float across the river and traverse left until weaknesses through the cliff bands provide a way up to the base of the tower. Some routefinding is involved.

Climbing Season

For the River Road area.

Weather station 4.2 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Barney Rumble Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Barney Rumble Tower:
Raven's Delight   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The East face of Barney Rumble Tower.  Ravens Deli...

Raven's Delight 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  UT : Moab Area : ... : Barney Rumble Tower
The route follows a crack/corner system on the east side of the tower. Pitch 1- Climb the corner via stemming and jamming (hands) then make a tricky traverse left on poor rock to a belay below the second pitch corner. 5.9Pitch 2- Climb a short right facing corner (tricky) to the summit. 5.9+Descent- Scramble down to anchors at the top of the north face and make one double rope rappel to the ground....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)
Mar 14, 2008
It's called "Rumble" because Jeff Widen was experiencing gastrointestinal distress during the first ascent.

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