This is one of the most beautiful areas in Zion. There are several spectacular waterfalls that drop into crystal clear pools. Set in a box canyon, with the amazing north face of Lady Mt. on the left and Mt. Majestic on the right, it's an impressive place to be.
From the Zion Lodge, cross the river taking the Emerald Pools trail.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Emerald Pools:
Emerald Star Majesticus 5.8 A2+ Trad, Aid, 12 pitches, 1700 feet, Grade VI
Cracking the Emerald 5.10 C1+ Aid, 6 pitches, 750 feet, Grade IV
Featured Route For Emerald Pools
Cracking the Emerald 5.10 C1+ UT : Zion National Park : Emerald Pools
This is a great undiscovered mixed free and aid venture. It goes all clean. You have the option to climb moderate aid where you need to, or push the free climbing up the abundance of hand and finger cracks. Each belay has a ledge and the rock for most of the route is exceptional. The last 2 pitches are of lesser quality, but are still worth it especially if you like aid climbing. Mandatory free climbing is about 5.8...[more] Browse More Classics in UT