Jun 1
Climbing Looking Glass Rock
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Looking Glass Rock is a sandstone formation in Moab, Utah that has a delightful 3-pitch rock climb to its summit and a spectacular 150′ free hanging rappel back to the ground.

The free hanging rappel from the summit of Looking Glass Rock.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mar 19
Spring is in the Air!
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It’s that time of year again, desert climbing season has arrived!  We love this time of year.  There’s nothing better after a long, cold winter than enjoying warm desert weather and getting back on the rock.  To get you stoked, we have compiled a few photos from some of the classic desert climbs around Moab and Western Colorado. Rock on!

The sculpted corkscrew summit of Ancient Art in the Fisher Towers. This may be one of the wildest spots in all of desert climbing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Aug 25

In climbing, the opportunity to travel and experience new areas provides a welcome escape from daily life that invigorates mind, body, and senses. Perhaps no other climbing destination captures this essence like Moab and Indian Creek in Southern Utah. Warm weather, world-renowned crack climbing, and idyllic scenery create an unmatched climbing experience. Click on the flyer below to learn more about our offerings in Moab and Indian Creek this fall.

Moab Email

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May 16

Perhaps there is no desert tower more famous than the wildly exposed, adrenaline inducing Ancient Art Tower near Moab, UT.  The awe-inspiring corkscrew summit is a fascinating display of geology that is remarkable to behold, and even more remarkable to stand on!  With a rating of 5.8+ AO, this tower can be enjoyed by intermediate climbers with a zest for adventure.  Following are some photos from a recent climb by clients Gordon and Sonya W. and Guide Matt Wade.

The wildly exposed summit of Ancient Art Tower.

Nearing the summit of Ancient Art Tower.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jun 29

Our location in Southwestern Colorado gives us access to an incredible diversity of rock types, climbing styles, and world class routes.  This week Ilya and I went on a 2-day tour of “Walls and Towers” to sample a few of the classic climbs in the region.  We climbed Maiden Voyage (III 5.9, 6 pitches) in the Black Canyon and The North Chimney (III 5.9, 4 pitches) on Castleton Tower.  In just two days we climbed two highly memorable routes with big exposure, wild summits, and beautiful climbing.  By keeping the difficulty at the 5.9 level these routes offer a rewarding and special experience that is achieveable for many climbers.

The magic of the summit on Castleton Tower.

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