Northeast Chimney, Off Balanced Rock 5.7 R

   
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Desert Towers, Utah, USA

  • Currently 2.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 1-2 hours
Approach time: 5 minutes
Descent time: 30 minutes
Number of pitches: 2
Height of route: 160'
Overview
While as nondescript as towers come, Off Balanced Rock does offer some incredible climbing. This is one of the few 5.7 towers but donít let the rating deceive you: the second pitch hits you a full 90 feet of secure but unprotected chimney climbing. The runout aside, the chimney offers incredible rock and moderate moves making it a secure but wild adventure for the confident 5.7 chimney leader.
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  • Desert Rock II: Wall Street to the San Rafael Swell, by Eric Bjornstad
  • Desert Rock III: Moab to Colorado National Monument, by Eric Bjornstad
Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: October 11, 2007
Off Balanced Rock - Northeast Chimney 5.7 R - Desert Towers, Utah, USA. Click to Enlarge
The route starts behind the boulders.
Photo: Sarah Felchlin
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