The tall, north-facing section of the Quartermoon Tower. This part of the wall has some amazing multi-pitch moderates and a somewhat "test piece" in the route, Quarter Inch From Falling.
Follow the road south out of the hardpan passing the initial crop of boulders. Pass the Madness Buttress and find a place to park.
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Quartermoon 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 210'
Moonshine 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
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Quartermoon 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a UT : Ibex : ... : North Face
A heady, enjoyable jaunt up natural weaknesses in a quartzite tower. Quartermoon follows a broken dihedral, traverses onto a face to a wide ledge, and then continues up a variable-width chimney to a false summit to the west of the true summit (the true summit is easily reached by walking from the false summit).This route was established solo, from the ground up.P1 (5.9, 90') Start in a shallow trough in the corner between the north face of the tower and the east face of a buttres...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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