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The Grim Reaper  


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Submitted By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Jun 26, 2008
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Description 

Like the Cenotaph, this is tower that is detached from the main butte (the one next to the Tombstone and not Lost World Butte). The only route on it so far is "An Icy Breath" which climbs the northwest corner to the shoulder and then the southwest face to the summit.
This is Entrada... enter at your own risk. The summit spire is actually bleached entrada... not quite as solid as your usual entrada... if you can imagine that.

Getting There 

Drive a mile past Cenotaph taking the right fork. The spire comes into view after about 3/4 of a mile. It faces Lost World Butte.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.9 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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An Icy Breath 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 X  UT : Moab Area : ... : The Grim Reaper
Pitch 1 = Climb up the easiest line in the Dewey Bridge layer. There is no gear on this pitch and it is very loose. I thought it was about 5.7... though if you had bolts in front of you it might be easier. Watch out for the huge blocks up. There is a good half inch bolt next to a 3/4 inch crack to build an anchor from on the ledge.60 feet.Pitch 2 = Go up the obvious crack, clipping two fixed pieces at the start to reach the "A"frame. This is actually C1 plugging, but I gave it the "C2" cus if t...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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