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Center Route 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 140', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: J. Beyer, M. Giesey
Season: spring through Fall
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Submitted By: J.T.R. on Nov 17, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Center Route 5.10b/c

***** RAIN AND WET ROCK ***** The sandstone in Zion is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN ZION during or after rain. A good rule of thumb is that if the ground near your climb is at all damp (and not powdery dry sand), then do not climb. There are many alternatives (limestone, granite, basalt, and plastic) nearby. Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>


There is a bolt to help protect the start. follow the crack to the top of the formation to some face moves.


Right down the center of the Rooster Pinnacle. You can see this formation from the road. Two ropes will get you to the bottom. 140' rappel.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Rooster pinnacle seen from the road
Rooster pinnacle seen from the road


standard rack as well as a bd#4

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