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Description 

Near the Mt. Carmel Tunnel, you will find The Headache, a stellar, 3-pitch 5.10 crack climb that receives sun until around noon. Two 60m ropes are needed for abseiling purposes.

Getting There 

Near the western end of Mt. Carmel Tunnel on Route 9. Park your car at a pullout at the last pullout before the tunnel. A short 10 minute hike leads to the bottom of the climb.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.2 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',7],['5.11',6],['5.12',1],['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 Mount Carmel Tunnel:
Ashtar Command   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   Ataxia Tower
The Gypsy's Curse   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches   Cragmont
Remnants of a party   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches   Cragmont
The Headache   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 380'   Headache Area
Boring Crack   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   Boring Crack
Woods Route   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   Ataxia Tower
Lap Dance   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Cragmont
Kung Fu Fighter   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 4 pitches, 450'   Kung Fu Theatre
The Migraine   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Headache Area
Operation Condor   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   Kung Fu Theatre
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Featured Route For Mount Carmel Tunnel
pitch one just before the crux

Remnants of a party 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  UT : Zion National Park : ... : Cragmont
Remnants of a Party Follows a prominent left-facing corner system for four pitches. Start by climbing ta right-facing flake and a straight in crack that gradually shrinks. Anchor for the first pitch are visible fro the ground. P1- 5.10 weird but good accepts good gear. Crux is a little tricky had to place nuts and move up on suspect gear. offsets would have worked well here. 2 bolt anchor with P2- 5.9 great pitch. Nice hands the whole way. pitch has BD 1,2,3 and 4 placements. 2 bolt anchor P...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Jared R
Mar 1, 2010
CONDITION REPORT 
This area is closed for falcon nesting as of March 1, 2010.
By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Apr 14, 2010
CONDITION REPORT 
The closures do not effect Headache or Ashtar Command. I just climbed both and confirmed it.
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