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Canyon Rims Recreation Area

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Description 

A large area bordered by Kane Creek to the north, Lockhart Basin to the west, Hwy 191 to the east and Hart's Draw to the south. The plateau is split by a beautiful remote canyon, Hatch Wash in which a small number of routes have been established, due to it's relative remoteness and difficult accessibility.


Getting There 

Take Hwy 191 south from Moab, exit at either Looking glass road or further south on the Canyon Rims Recreation Area exit.


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The top portion of Enchanted Mesa.  The La Sal mountains in the distance.

Enchanted Mesa - Silent Destiny 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13  UT : Moab Area : Canyon Rims Recreation Area
P1: Climb a few face moves to the crack in the right-facing dihedral. A couple of moves up dual cracks (5.8) leads to the dihedral proper, and some nice hand jams (5.9), followed by some liebacking or jamming to a nice rest. Next climb steep offwidth with the help of huecos on the left. The final few moves are jams or liebacking to the top of the pitch (5.8+). Two good bolts for the belay/rap station. A pleasant 100'.Scramble up to the large ledge.P2: Climb the obvious and smooth gully. 5.2 ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Looking Glass Rock Arch sunset. <br /> <br />Photo: Ryan Ray
Looking Glass Rock Arch sunset.

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