King on the Throne - East Rock Climbing
Snakes and Ladders
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.
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.
Weather station 14.1 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in King on the Throne - East
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in King on the Throne - East
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for King on the Throne - East:
Z-Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For King on the Throne - East
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
BETA PHOTO: King on the Throne, East Face.