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About Indian Creek:

Got Crack? Indian Creek is a global destination for crack climbing enthusiasts. Excellent, long, parallel splitters and corners in Wingate sandstone, surrounded by spectacular desert scenery. Beware, most of these routes take up to TEN of the same size cam. Bring as many camming devices as you can find; go cragging with a group. Steal all your friends' gear. If you find that you dont have gear for a particular climb, most climbers in the area are willing to loan you a piece or two - just be respectful about asking and prompt to return it. There are very few climbs here under 5.10. If this is your first visit, be prepared to suffer. Beware of crowds. Don't annoy, molest, or otherwise disturb: other climbers, cattle, cowboys, the Dugout Ranch, prehistoric ruins, and the cryptobiotic soil crust. Bring all your own water and pack out all of your trash. Consider bringing a portable toilet; otherwise be certain to pack out your poopie paper. Be quiet and discrete; the BLM is in the midst of a planning process that may greatly affect climbers' experience in Indian Creek.
Nearest town or city: Monticello
Directions: Starting in Moab, head south on US191, for a little less than an hour. Watch for the signs pointing to Canyonlands and Newspaper Rock. There is also a huge rock formation to your left that looks like a giant tortoise sleeping in the desert sun. Turn right on UT211, which goes through BLM land that hosts Indian Creek, and dead-ends at the Needles District of Canyonlands NP. Drop down in elevation, utilize the potty at Newspaper Rock recreation site, and continue on down the road. As you drive over one particular cattle guard, look up and right to Supercrack.
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Access Issues:
Camping: Yes
When to Climb: Spring
Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime

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No Replies wide at the creek? imcd 0 Oct 21 2012, 9:37 AM
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With Replies Indian Creek guiding / crack clinics? shoo 33 Sep 23 2009, 3:39 AM
No Replies Indian Creek in thanksgiving? cacalderon 0 Oct 08 2008, 6:09 AM
No Replies NewER guidebook? (Indian Creek) worldonastrng 0 Feb 10 2008, 6:49 PM
No Replies Lost #4 camalot on Crack Attack - Battle of the Bulge Buttress snowey 0 Nov 20 2007, 3:21 PM
With Replies Moab/Indian Creek Area woland84 4 Jun 07 2007, 8:55 AM
With Replies Tick Marks at The Creek (regional discussion) camhead 13 Apr 15 2008, 11:11 AM
With Replies Weather Indian Creek dahoobit 3 Jan 23 2007, 10:12 AM
With Replies when to visit Indian Creek tonyb 4 Oct 05 2008, 7:03 PM
With Replies Anybody know this route at Indan Creek frankieboy 7 Sep 06 2006, 2:14 PM
With Replies Indian Creek Obsession ebelay 22 Sep 12 2006, 11:21 AM
With Replies Desired rack for Indian Creek? blouderk2 18 May 10 2011, 8:53 AM
With Replies A sad, sad day at the Creek woodse 56 Sep 20 2006, 3:48 PM