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The South Fork of Taylor Creek is the most concentrated area of climbing in Kolob Canyon. It contains many great one pitch lines (including sport climbing), as well as longer aid and free routes such as the legendary Wind, Sand, and Stars.
Follow the park drive into Kolob and stop at an obvious carpark on the right just as the road curves around to the right. Cross the road and follow a trail into the canyon.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Fork:
Sand Surfin' 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
Pulp Friction 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Last Rites 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
1/2 Route, AKA Unknown 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Pins and Needles 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Dost Mitra 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
Namaste 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 140'
Huecos Rancheros 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
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Dost Mitra 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c UT : Zion National Park : ... : South Fork
There are now two routes in between Huecos and Namaste, a hard 12- or so route with black hangers that is just right of Huecos, and this one which is 10 feet left of Namaste and is a fairly new route(2011) as no mention of it has been made here yet, and I found the route mostly devoid of chalk. I gave this a grade of 11a/b(confirmed by FA party comment below) as it is just as juggy as the 10+ Unknown route but a few bolts longer. There was one long reach to a sandy sloper that made this feel a l...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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