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Rock Climbing Photo: The West face of the Watchman - Known Routes  1 –...
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By Mike Anderson
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Feb 1, 2009
Great Brian! This is much needed and much appreciated. I always wondered where the Lowe/Weis went.
By bsmoot
Feb 6, 2009
Yeah:

Got the line drawing from Jeff. He is always very helpful.
By Petz Pretz
From: Salt Lake City
Aug 9, 2009
Isn't the "North Buttress" route AKA North Ridge? This is the line between Mythical Kings and The Vigil. SuperTopo has it rated at IV 5.10 A0... is that the same line? (No FA info on STopo to verify)
By jersey
From: park city, utah
Aug 23, 2009
bird has it right in the new zion guide its 5.10 A0 great route, long with many 5.9 cruxes, the final pitch is 5.10 w/A0 bolts, it's a ful value zion climb.
By TeleRoss
From: San Diego, CA
Apr 22, 2013
Negative Ghostrider continues up the wide crack system to the skyline, right of Hue and Cry
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The West face of the Watchman - Known Routes
1 – Mythical Kings & Iguanas – III 5.10 (Brian Smoot & Bill Robins, 1985)
2 – North Buttress – III 5.8 (Peter Avenali, Doug Tompkins & Joel Coqueugniot, 1971)
3 – The Vigil – IV 5.11 (Dave Jones & Conrad Anker, 1992)
4 – Central Pillar Direct – V 5.10 C1 ( Eric Draper & Bryan Bird, 1999)
4a- Pie For Dinner – III 5.10 (Scott Fisher & partner, late 70’s)
5 – Lowe/Weis – IV 5.10 A1 (Jeff Lowe & Mike Weis, 1974)
6 - S & M – III 5.10+ A0 (Stacy & Mark Austin, 1984)
7 – Ivory Coast – III 5.12 (Lynn Wheeler & Partner, 1995)
8 – Silmaril – V 5.10 A1 (Dave Jones & Gary Gray, 1983)
8a – Silmaril free var. – V 5.12 (Mike Andersen with Brian Smoot, 2007)
9 – Cradle to Grave – V 5.11 C2 ( Dave Jones & Brian Smoot, 2004)
10 – Strikes & Gutters – IV+ 5.10 C1 Bryan Bird & Partner, 2007)
11 – Hue & Cry - IV+ 5.11 (Dave Jones & Glen Rink, 1995)
12 – Negative Ghost Rider - IV 5.10+ C1 (Bryan Bird & Joe French, 2005)

Submitted By: bsmoot on Mar 4, 2008
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