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Head of Sinbad South

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This is the area that encompasses the beautiful Family Butte and Turkey Tower formations.

Getting There 

This region is south of Swaseyland. There are numerous roads that lead into the area, but for simplicity sake, if you are at Swasey's Cabin, take the main (good) dirt road due south for a few miles (5 or 6?) and the formations of Turkey Tower and Family Butte will come into view.

Climbing Season

For the San Rafael Swell - South area.

Weather station 20.2 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Head of Sinbad South:
Jacks' Tower- Pair of Jacks   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
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The route climbs the obvious crack system in the center of the south face. Pitch 1- C2 climbing passing two bolts to avoid loose rock leads to C1 climbing in a gradually widening crack. When the crack gets too wide for gear, a nine bolt ladder leads to a 5.8 chimney to a two bolt hanging belay on a small stance. 5.8 C2 200ft.Pitch 2- A 5.8 runout left then up leads to a ledge. Continue up passing two more bolts and a short section of C2 to the summit and a two bolt belay/rappel anchor.To de...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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