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Old Grand Dad Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Dec 2, 2007

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


A lump of Wingate that requires 5th class climbing to summit but could be argued as less than desireable as a tower.

Getting There 

In the valley, across the ditch, and up the hill.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

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Whisky River 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3 PG13  UT : Moab Area : ... : Old Grand Dad
P1 ascend to the obvious corner on two studs and thin aid. I needed a toucan and two large peckers to do this, as well as a number of lost arrows and baby angles. The crux is about 35 feet off the ground and your looking at a substantial bit of that air being eaten if a piece pops… you might deck. Don’t worry though… the ground will break your fall. After the pins the crack starts to open up. Go about 160 feet to a really nasty loose block… clip a bolt to get around it then climb up the alco...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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