Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Cerberus Gendarme
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Cave Route T 
Cherry Crack T 
Cynthia's Hand Job T 
Dire Wolf T 
Electrica T,S 
Fails of Power T 
Fat Hedral, The T 
Flip of a Coin T 
Intruder T 
Mean High Tide T 
No Holds Barred T 
Scarlet Begonias T 
Squeeze Play T 
Tales of Flails T 
Touchstone Wall T 

Scarlet Begonias 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Conrad Anker and Seth Shaw
Page Views: 3,042
Submitted By: Colby Wayment on Apr 2, 2006

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (38)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Weston L about to turn the lip leading Scarlet Beg...

2016 Seasonal Raptor Closures ***** 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 

This is the fairly short flake right of Fails of Power. It climbs through a pod and into a handcrack for 30 feet; this section goes up a right facing dihedral. From there, you'll have to undercling right out of the small roof, and then up another 15 feet to the chains.

The lower section in the dihedral has some face holds for feet. Take advantage of them.

Location 

First crack/flake right of Fails of Power. It begins up a right-facing dihedral.

Protection 

Camalots: (1)#.5, (2)#.75 and #1, (1)#2 for the pod down low; (1) yellow and orange Metolius; Handful of draws and runners


Photos of Scarlet Begonias Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Tom cranking the roof.  A short but beautiful pitc...
Tom cranking the roof. A short but beautiful pitc...
Rock Climbing Photo: Scarlet Begonias.
Scarlet Begonias.
Rock Climbing Photo: Great picture of the roof.
Great picture of the roof.

Comments on Scarlet Begonias Add Comment
Show which comments
By bheller
From: SL UT
Nov 10, 2008

A 3 or 4 camalot protects the low pod far better than a 2. Also 2 friends fit the roof just right.
By engineer1984
From: Ogden, UT
Oct 21, 2014

Burly!

I think it is harder than .11a due to the pod, but who am I? Not an offwidth climber, that's for sure!
By MasonStaney
From: Boulder
Nov 27, 2015

Great line. Quite a bit of variety packed into 50 feet! Offwidth, laybacking, rattily jamming, solid jamming, and some tips to finish off!

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!