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A little visited area with lots of possibilities for adventure type climbing that is easily accessible from I70. There are several towers that have been climbed in this area, mainly by Frosty Weller and Randall Weekly. See the Bjornstad desert guide Wall Street to the San Rafael Swell.
The mile marker numbers have changed since the Bjornstad guide book Wall Street to the San Rafael Swell was published. Drive west from Green River on I70 and at about 28 miles take ranch exit 131. Drive under the interstate to the south and take a right, sign Head of Sinbad. At 4 miles keep right at the Swazey Cabin sign. At 5.2 miles take the right fork. At 6.9 take the fork right. The Dutchman's Arch sign is at 8.7 miles. Here go back north under I70. On exiting the tunnel take the right fork at 9.5 miles. You are now facing the Sinbad area. The Mesa ahead is called Locomotive Mesa and has Fremont Indian petroglyphs towards its center.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Head of Sinbad North:
The Great Escape 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c Trad, 2 pitches, 500'
Annakenna Tower 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c C0 Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 70'
Worth the View Spire 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 4 pitches, 200'
Hide Out Tower 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a C1 Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 200'
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The Great Escape 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : Head of Sinbad North
This fun climb/scramble finds a way to the top of Train Robber Mesa. There are only two short technical pitches of 5.4. From the summit of this long big mesa one will find magnificent views across the San Rafael Swell and assess if required to a traverse along the full length of the formation. The party found no sign of a previous ascent.Start: From the foot of "Hide Out Tower" walk around the corner to the north for about 200 yards until one can see a short right leaning overhanging crack ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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