Selfish Wall Rock Climbing
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This wall has many shorter quality routes and is off the beaten path. There are west, south and east faces so you can easily chase the sun.
This buttress is left of Six Star and right of Hong Buttress. Approach as for Public Service but park where the road forks left down a creek bed. Follow cairns up creek bed to a good trail.
Weather station 9.5 miles from here
30 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Selfish Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Selfish Wall:
Hand Solo 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
The Ooze 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
I&I 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 90'
Unnamed 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 60'
The Duo 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 85'
Solo West 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 70'
Solo East 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 80'
Unknown 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Featured Route For Selfish Wall
Mean Black Dog 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b UT
: Moab Area
: ... : Selfish Wall
start up the 5.10- finger crack. About 10 feet up reach left and clip a bolt with a runner. Comit to dictate face moves trending up and left to second bolt. Gain a stance place 2 green c3's and fire up the arête slapping compression problem. Step left and fire up fingers to hands up to the anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in UT
Latest Regional Forum Messages
By BJ Sbarra
From: Carbondale, CO
Apr 5, 2010
What kind of vehicle do you need to get back here?
By Alex Garhart
Apr 5, 2010
The road is typically not bad, we made it back there with a rear wheel drive van with decent clearance.
By carl bullock
May 3, 2011
we parked on the highway and walked about 40 min at a quick pace to the crag. you can drive about .5 miles down the the dirt road with a low rider to a parking area and save your self about 10 min...great concentration of moderates.
By Karl kelley
Sep 4, 2014
The wall was named selfish because i started putting routes up there in the summer time and had no partners. So I taught my self how to rope solo and put up the first lines. Later with various partners i went back for the FFA's. I am pleased to see that people have contributed more great routes up there. A fantastic wall for climbers wanting to start leading..