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***** RAIN AND WET ROCK ***** The sandstone in Zion is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN ZION during or after rain. A good rule of thumb is that if the ground near your climb is at all damp (and not powdery dry sand), then do not climb. There are many alternatives (limestone, granite, basalt, and plastic) nearby. Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>


A big mountain near the Brothers. There are several long routes on it.

Getting There 

Hike from the road.

Climbing Season

For the Zion National Park area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

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Eye Shadow 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2 PG13  UT : Zion National Park : Mountain of the Sun
In the middle of the west face there is a huge overhanging arch. Eye Shadow starts below and left of that arch and climbs the most obvious crack system for four pitches. The route moves left on a ledge then follows a seam to gain the bottom of a huge, rough bowl. Scramble up the bowl (several pitches) to gain a nice big ledge with a huge tree (Camp Burnstown, Guiana) at the base of a thin seam. The route then follows the seam up and through the eye for three pitches. Above the eye, move right an...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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