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The route starts with harder moves through an overhang then easing to very fun 5.9 climbing on super cool pockets.
About 200 yards in the canyon you'll see impressive pockets on the right hand wall.
8 bolts, chain anchor
Unique huecos on Pocket Rocket.
Climber we met there. She is between the 4th and ...
drake on the sharp end
Loads of fun, backs off to 5.9 at the 3rd bolt
|Comments on Pocket Rocket
|By A. Roberts|
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 10, 2008
Cool looking route. Are the holds solid? Good job.
|By Skyler Penrod|
May 31, 2009
The holds are definitely solid. Steep start!! Excellent route.
From: Portland OR
Jun 8, 2010
This was so sandy, I'd never climb it ever again.
|By BJ Sbarra|
From: Carbondale, CO
Oct 19, 2010
Worth doing once, one star for the climbing and one star for the uniqueness of the route. The 3/8" bolts aren't very inspiring, and the 3rd has been used for target practice, so it now spins and sticks out of the wall some. And yeah, it's a little sandy, but come on, this is hueco choss climbing in the desert, what did you expect?
From: Salt lake city, UT
Dec 8, 2012
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b PG13
Fun climb. I would say it is a bit over rated compared to some climbs in the Moab area. It's rated 5.10c, I'd rate it 5.10a/b.
Looks like someone took a ripper on the 3rd bolt. It's sticking out of the wall about 3/4". The rock quality overall is pretty soft, which made me wish it had a 3 bolt anchor like most other climbs in the Moab area, instead of 2.
The crux is at the very beginning. It can be stick clipped. After the 2nd bolt its pretty easy. Sandy and loose though. Helmets are good here.
| || |Pocket Rocket. Small roof crux a the bottom.
Submitted By: Tyjacobo on Dec 8, 2012
|By paul bucher|
From: moab, utah
Apr 3, 2013
fun route. easy to get to. pumpie start. five gallon bucket holds. clean; by desert standards. sportie. well worth doing. drake fired it!!!