The Sorcerer is the semi-detached pillar composed of Navajo sandstone to the right of the Sorcerer's Apprentice.
Both pillars are located above mile marker 1 on River Road. Approach by parking off the highway and following the obvious trail up the talus slope.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Sorcerer:
The Sorcerer 5.11d Trad, 3 pitches, 300 feet, Grade II
Sorcerer's Crossing 5.12- Trad, 4 pitches, 280 feet, Grade II
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Sorcerer's Crossing 5.12- UT : Moab Area : ... : The Sorcerer
This challenging route has been described as the "hardest offwidth tower in the desert." The four pitch route starts on the right side of the Sorcerer pillar linking up with the final pitch of the Sorcerer.P1: (5.12-) 130' Starts as a chimney and transitions into 30' of splitter butterfly/calf-locks. The last 30' section is a challenging squeeze chimney. A sustained and technical pitch.P2: (5.10) 75' Straight forward offwidth.P3: (5.2?) 20' Weird traverse behind the tower to the original rou...[more] Browse More Classics in UT