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Lost World Butte Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: USBRIT on Feb 13, 2003
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Looking NW from the rock causeway that leads north...

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


The Lost World Butte and the Tombstone have about 18 multipitch trad routes both aid and free.

Getting There 

Located off Spring Canyon Point Rd, about 30 minutes drive from Moab. Drive 8.5 miles up Rt 313 (Island in the Sky Road) to a road on the right between mile markers 14 and 15. At 1.5 miles take a right on Dudblinky Well and Spring Canyon Bottom Road. Follow for about 6 miles to just before the windmill on the right, and take the road left and pass the Tombstone formation. Take the first right after the Tombstone, and then the second right to a parking area on a flat rock at the end of road, about a quarter mile from the Butte.

Climbing Season

For the Moab Area area.

Weather station 10.9 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lost World Butte Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lost World Butte Area:
Pearly Gates   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a C1     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 250'   Lost World Butte
Family Plot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 340'   Tombstone
Rigor Mortis   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C2     Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 340'   Tombstone
The Road Not Taken   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   Lost World Butte
The Epitaph   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 280'   Tombstone
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Featured Route For Lost World Butte Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Jim Howe on Pitch one . Howe/Ross route . End of t...

Howe/Ross - End of the World Crag 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c C1  UT : Moab Area : ... : Lost World Butte
End of the World crag is located across (south ) from the Eastern end of Lost World Butte. From the Tombstone on Spring Pointe Road take the first right after the Cattle guard,then the next right . Continue down this road for 3.5 miles... high clearence 4x4.The crag is up to the right. Walk 15 mins to the central point of the buttress. The route is to the right of some large blocks. The obvious Crack system. P1). Up hand/fist crack to niche. Bolt and cam anchor.80'5.11a. P2)Continue up the offw...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

Photos of Lost World Butte Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Lost World Camp
The Lost World Camp
Rock Climbing Photo: The La Sal mountains from below the Tombstone.
The La Sal mountains from below the Tombstone.

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By Anonymous Coward
Mar 12, 2003
By Andrew Gram
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 16, 2003
Definitely Entrada - some is really good, and some is horrifying. Exercise care...
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Sep 27, 2003
To Andrew . You picked about the worst section of rock in that area re pitch two Cenotaph Spire.. The other routes in the area are not quite as scarey!!
By ljh
Apr 4, 2011
Could (have?) any of the c1 routes been freed?
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
May 4, 2011
I have not heard of any C1 being freed . I guess Family Plot might ? Coffin Doger , and maybe some of Lost World would go all free ?

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