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King on the Throne  

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King on the Throne is one of the smaller formations in the City of Rocks. Mostly gear protected routes, very few bolts exist on this formation. Good rock, fun routes and zero approach make it a worthwhile destination.

Getting There 

Located across the street from the Parking Lot Rock road and next to campsite #64.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.1 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for King on the Throne:
Snakes and Ladders   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   King on the Throne - East
Z-Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   King on the Throne - East
Double Cracks   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   King on the Throne - West
Stan's Roof   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   King on the Throne - East
Groovy Crack   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   King on the Throne - West
The Awakening   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   King on the Throne - West
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Featured Route For King on the Throne
KT Miller crushing Double Cracks, May 2010

Double Cracks 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  ID : City of Rocks : ... : King on the Throne - West
Double Cracks is located on the north end of the formation. It starts off with two parallel, strenuous, steep and slippery finger cracks. After this the angle eases and some stemming and jamming with a hand hold thrown in here and there gets one to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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King on the Throne from NE (road side).
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