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King on the Throne - East

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King on the Throne - East  


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Submitted By: grk10vq on May 3, 2012
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Description 

A small formation that packs a punch. An unassuming crag with a number of great lines, the east side of King on the Throne is a nice spot with zero approach. Hard to miss, this blob of rock has a handful of unique features and lines with much character.

Morning sun / Afternoon shade.

Descent: Use a designated rappel on the west or down-climb the to the south.

Getting There 

King on the Throne is located directly across from the entrance road to Parking Lot Rock. Follow the road through the City of Rocks and head toward the Breadloaves, just after the right-hand turn for Parking Lot Rock, park in a small pullout to the left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.1 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for King on the Throne - East:
Snakes and Ladders   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Z-Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Stan's Roof   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For King on the Throne - East
The short pumpy crux of Z-cracks.

Z-Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  ID : City of Rocks : ... : King on the Throne - East
Z-Cracks is on the Northeast side of King of the Throne. It is aptly named, as the crack forms some form of a Z. The climb is only about 50 feet in length. Jam up and slightly left, then up a steep right facing dihedral, then exit left in a bulging hand crack (the crux). After pulling the hand crack, set an anchor from large cams.There is a set of fixed anchors which rap off the opposite side of the formation. Only one rope needed....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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King on the Throne, East Face.
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