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Practice Cliffs Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Ryan Myers on Oct 25, 2012
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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 >>>

Description 

Small crag with a few good single pitch routes in between Court of the Patriarchs and the Grotto. Routes are trad climbs with most having a set of bolted anchors on top. Possible 4th class scramble to reach the top as well.

Getting There 

Get off at the Court of the Patriarchs shuttle stop, walk up the road towards the Grotto. Look for steep climbers trail on the right side of the road(the side opposite of the river).

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Practice Cliffs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Practice Cliffs:
Unknown Chimney   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Casual Sex   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Flake Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Panoramic view from the Practice Cliffs
Panoramic view from the Practice Cliffs
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Rappelling at the Practice Cliffs
Rock Climbing Photo: The crag
BETA PHOTO: The crag

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