Moab, Utah is well known for its many outdoor adventure opportunities. People have traveled here from all around the world to experience what Moab has to offer. One of the most popular adventures is rock climbing and specifically crack climbing. Moab offers some of the most challenging climbs in the world and one that is becoming increasingly popular is near Indian Creek. If you are planning a climbing trip in the near future, consider staying at the luxurious Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa and be near all of Moab’s best climbs.
Indian Creek is the ideal area for crack climbers. There are plenty of routes around Indian Creek that pose some expert climbing challenges. Look for the outstanding lengthy parallel splitters and tight corners. Your climbing skills will certainly be put to the test here. Some of the popular technical routes include, Power Wall, Batteries Not Included, Broken Tooth, and Petrified Hornet.
While you obviously want to stay focused during your climb, don’t forget to take a breath and enjoy the stunning viewpoints that these climbs offer. Guests at Sorrel River Ranch have said that they views they saw while climbing in Moab are unmatched. Looking out from the North Sixshooter climb provides an incredible view of the desert and other formations in the area. Ask around and see which climbs the locals feel offer the best views.
Climbing Indian Creek should be considered a privilege, not a right. Do not disturb other climbers, cowboys, or cattle. There are also dinosaur tracksites and fossils that are great to photograph, but please don’t disturb them. Another thing to keep in mind is the cryptobiotic soil in this area is fragile and necessary to the ecosystem, so please stick to the beaten path when possible.
Sorrel River Ranch welcomes all climbers looking for a luxury stay in one of the greatest climbing destinations in the world. Visit Moab and check out the world class climbing opportunities around here. Contact Sorrel River Ranch to start planning your trip and get more information about climbing Indian Creek.