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Suburbia Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: chris Kalous on Nov 11, 2009  with updates from Ian McEleney


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Looking down the route while drilling the anchors.

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


Tired of the crowds at Indian Creek? Then march your way up the quadruple-sized talus cone to Suburbia! Left again from The Wall, Suburbia (AKA A Long Way From Suburbia) is OUT THERE!

Just hiked the cliff. Not too many "Holy shit, look at that!" type routes accept for Killer, a long 5.12 splitter/offset. Bloom's new edition catalogs everything that I saw pretty well.

Probably 5 or 6 obvious routes left to do. The newer routes all have steel anchors. It would be nice to continue that trend.

Getting There 

I approached via the NW edge of the talus but this is not recommended.

From the parking area of The Wall, walk back down the road towards highway 211 for approximately 100 yards, then leave road hiking towards the Suburbia Wall, aiming for the very left side edge.

Cross a series of smaller shallow vegetated washes (looking for cairns) until a much larger and deeper wash becomes visible.

Head into the deep wash when convenient, cross when possible, then continue along the wash's other side hopefully seeing some cairns and mostly now heading towards the large forming arch far right of Suburbia Wall.

Continue as remnants of old mining road become more apparent.

Follow the zigzagging mining road until cairns lead away from the road and up to the base of the crag near where Bloom says Honey Pot is supposed to be. The pillar that Unknown 5.10 (route 13 in Bloom's book) is behind is also a good landmark.

Climbing Season

For the Indian Creek area.

Weather station 14.1 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Suburbia

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Suburbia:
Nomadic Alternative   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Red Lock in Suburbia   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
Unknown 5.10   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Manifest Destiny   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Cul-de-sac   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 90'   
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Featured Route For Suburbia
Rock Climbing Photo: Jake starting up Killer!

Killer 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  UT : Moab Area : ... : Suburbia
Killer starts with all sizes of fingers in a beautiful wavey left facing offset. After about 60' climb into a big pod/chimney for a nice rest and then continue up more offset fingers to a tricky move getting onto a ledge. A short right facing corner leads to another left facing offset and the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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