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The Temple of Sinawava contains the crags at the end of the Zion Canyon scenic road. There is a bit of cragging in the vicinity but the centerpiece of the area is the classic free route Monkeyfinger (5.12 IV).
Take the shuttle bus (or drive in the off-season) to the very end of the road. Monkeyfinger follows the darkly varnished corner (look for the slings on the anchors) on the southwest-facing wall about 100 yards down from the parking area.
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The Pulpit 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a C1 Aid, 2 pitches, 50'
Swoop Gimp or Be Dust 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a C3 Trad, Aid, 10 pitches
Unknown Left - AKA: Toilet Crack Left 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Right Toilet Bowl Crack 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 5 pitches
Tourist Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Unknown 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Monkeyfinger 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ E6 6b Trad, 9 pitches, 900'
The Silverback 5.12+ 7c 28 IX E6 6b Trad, 5 pitches, 700'
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Tourist Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a UT : Zion National Park : Temple of Sinawava
This route is a nice warm up to Zion rock. You can pull in, get to the temple parking or bus stop (depending upon the season), use the bathroom, then walk 150 yards to this route. The route can be seen from the parking area.Look back to the right of the narrows trail for a set of anchors about 100' up off of the ground in a left-facing dihedral. Follow a decent trail back the the route and rack up there. Take a rope-bag or tarp to keep your stuff out of the fine sand at the base. Also take car...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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