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Desert Towers Select Climbs
Routes: 15 (click to see the complete route list)
Difficulty:  5.7-5.11d
Pages: 45 color pages
Format: downloadable eBook (PDF)
Price: $9.95 

Our Desert Towers Select guidebook provides topos for some of the most spectacular moderate towers around Moab, Utah. All these climbs challenge, inspire, and offer incredible summits and astounding views. Just traveling to desert is a memorable experienceclimbing one of these towers is a guaranteed adventure of a lifetime. In this guide, we walk you through what it takes to start climbing in the desert and how to work your way up consecutively more difficult towers. Every route comes with detailed approach info and maps, strategy, and our extremely detailed topos. Many climbs also include inspiring first ascent histories. These climbs are especially appealing to desert newcomers, but due to their aesthetic nature, climbers of all experience and ability enjoy these climbs again and again.

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Route Name Formation Review
Off Balanced Rock - Northeast Chimney 5.7 R - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Northeast Chimney
5.7 R, Off Balanced Rock

The route starts behind the boulders.
Photo:Sarah Felchlin
Off Balanced Rock
2
5.7 R
2 Star Rating
Fisher Towers, Lizard Rock - Leapin' Lizards 5.10a R - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Leapin' Lizards
5.10a R, Fisher Towers, Lizard Rock

The more direct and terrifying line.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Fisher Towers, Lizard Rock
1
5.10a R
2 Star Rating
Fisher Towers, Lizard Rock - Entry Fee 5.8 R - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Entry Fee
5.8 R, Fisher Towers, Lizard Rock

Entry Fee with the standard runout finish shown. The large flake offers the last protection.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Fisher Towers, Lizard Rock
1
5.8 R
3 Star Rating
Owl Rock - Owl Rock 5.9 - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Owl Rock
5.9, Owl Rock


Photo:
Owl Rock
2
5.9
3 Star Rating
Three Penguins - Right Chimney 5.10c - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Right Chimney
5.10c, Three Penguins

A view of the route from the road.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Three Penguins
2
5.10c
3 Star Rating
Castleton Tower - North Face 5.11c - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
North Face
5.11c, Castleton Tower

A view from the approach.
Photo:Dougald MacDonald
Castleton Tower
3
5.11c
3 Star Rating
Great Wall - Chinese Eyes 5.10b - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Chinese Eyes
5.10b, Great Wall


Photo:
Great Wall
1
5.10b
3 Star Rating
Castleton Tower - North Chimney 5.9 - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
North Chimney
5.9, Castleton Tower

A view from the approach.
Photo:Dougald MacDonald
Castleton Tower
3
5.9
4 Star Rating
Castleton Tower - Kor-Ingalls 5.9 - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Kor-Ingalls
5.9, Castleton Tower

A view from the approach.
Photo:Dougald MacDonald
Castleton Tower
4
5.9
5 Star Rating
Moses - Primrose Dihedrals 5.11d - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Primrose Dihedrals
5.11d, Moses

A view of the route from the base.
Photo:Dougald MacDonald
Moses
8
5.11d
5 Star Rating
Independence Monument - Otto's Route 5.9 - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Otto's Route
5.9, Independence Monument

Otto's Route from near the approach.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Independence Monument
4
5.9
5 Star Rating
Stolen Chimney - Ancient Art 5.8 A0 - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Ancient Art
5.8 A0, Stolen Chimney

Ancient Art from the approach.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Stolen Chimney
4
5.8 A0
5 Star Rating
North Six Shooter - Lightning Bolt Cracks 5.11b - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Lightning Bolt Cracks
5.11b, North Six Shooter

The climbing route as seen from the base.
Photo:Dougald MacDonald
North Six Shooter
4
5.11b
5 Star Rating
Sister Superior - Jah Man 5.10c - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Jah Man
5.10c, Sister Superior

A view from the base.
Photo:Dougald MacDonald
Sister Superior
5
5.10c
5 Star Rating
The Rectory - Fine Jade 5.11a - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Fine Jade
5.11a, The Rectory

The Rectory from Castleton Tower.
Photo:Chris McNamara
The Rectory
4
5.11a
5 Star Rating



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