These are the few climbs which are located on the north side of the River, and are apporached from the River Road. Some or all of them are technically in Arches Nat. Park, but listed here as River Road climbs, because they are on the River Road.
Utah Highway 128, from just north of Moab, heading east.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Northside Routes:
El Secondo 5.9 Trad, 2 pitches, 150 feet
Escape Route 5.9+ Trad, 5 pitches, 350 feet, Grade III
Fun Ramp 5.9+ Trad, 6 pitches, 600 feet, Grade III
Trail of The Navajo 5.11c Trad, 8 pitches, 600 feet, Grade IV
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Trail of The Navajo 5.11c UT : Moab Area : ... : Northside Routes
This desert testpiece can easily be considered the "Astroman" of the area. The route demands crack climbing from tips to offwidth, roofs, delicate face climbing and bolted steep slab. The Navajo sandstone gets better the higher you climb. The route contains 3 cruxes, although you could consider the 4th pitch the overall crux. Every belay is from two bolts on a good ledge. Pitch 1: Climb the obvious left facing corner. Clip the random drilled angle out left of the start of the corner to keep your...[more] Browse More Classics in UT