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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.
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.
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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 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Z-Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Stan's Roof 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
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Z-Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 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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