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Routes in (g) Morning Glory Wall

5 Gallon Buckets S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Anonymity S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cat Scan S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Churning In The Sky S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Churning in the Ozone S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Churning in the Wake S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Cool Ranch Flavor S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cool Ranch Flavor Extension S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Da Kine Corner S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Dandy Line S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Doritos S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Energy Crisis S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Exile On Main Street S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fun Churning Buttress Linkups S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Gumby S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Kings of Rap S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Light on the Path S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lion Zion S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Lion's Chair T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Lion's Jaw T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Magic Light S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Magic Light Start S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Main Line S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Morning Sky S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Nacho Cheese S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Nine Gallon Buckets S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Outsiders, The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Overboard S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Oxygen S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Ozone Hole S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Sign of the Times S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Sketch Pad S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Taco Chips S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Taco Times S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Tammy Baker's Face S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Vicious Fish S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Waste Case S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Zebra Direct S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Zebra Seam S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Zebra Zion T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
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Description

The Morning Glory Wall is home to some of the best and most popular routes at Smith. Sunny, warm, and accessable routes range from the ever-popular 5 Gallon Buckets (5.8) to the crimpfests like Churning In the Wake and Taco Chips. This area is often the place to be seen at Smith, and the popular routes will almost always have a group under them. Expect to wait in line for the most popular selections on busy weekend days.

Virtually all of the routes here are well-protected by bomber bolts and are on clean, solid rock.

Getting There

The Morning Glory Wall stretches from the Cocaine Gully on the right to the Peanut on the left. From the bridge, follow the trails along the hillside past the gullies.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Morning Glory Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 873
5 Gallon Buckets
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 227
Lion's Jaw
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 442
The Outsiders
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 435
Light on the Path
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 239
Zebra Zion
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 148
Gumby
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 140
Morning Sky
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 494
Nine Gallon Buckets
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 103
Zebra Direct
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 143
Magic Light Start
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 159
Cool Ranch Flavor
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 118
Overboard
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 49
Zebra Seam
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 58
Cool Ranch Flavor Extension
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 86
Magic Light
Sport 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
5 Gallon Buckets
 873
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Lion's Jaw
 227
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Outsiders
 442
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Light on the Path
 435
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Zebra Zion
 239
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Gumby
 148
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Morning Sky
 140
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Nine Gallon Buckets
 494
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Zebra Direct
 103
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Magic Light Start
 143
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Cool Ranch Flavor
 159
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Overboard
 118
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Zebra Seam
 49
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Cool Ranch Flavor Extension
 58
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Magic Light
 86
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport 2 pitches
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doggy  
Okay, okay, okay...I thought it would be fun for people to have something to push for (goals are always good and having fun is even better). So why not keep track of our times up Zebra Zion, from base of climb and back to the base, with two or more partners...I guess if you want you could go solo, but always better to be safe! If you go as fast as you wanted you get to but yourself a beer and a doggy bone for me! Jul 22, 2009
Kevin MP
Redmond, OR
Kevin MP   Redmond, OR
Okay doggy, you first? Climbed Zion base-to-base via Gumby with my wife today in exactly 1 hour. Can definitely go faster. Nov 4, 2017

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