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Routes in Zorro Area

Chapito S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Chico S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cirque du Sauve S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Esmeralda S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Gaucho S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Guns I'll Never Own, The S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Hangman, The S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Huggys Pull-up S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Little Sport S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Poposer Cowboy S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Wet Wipe aWhet S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Zorro S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Description

Zorro is a beautiful crag set apart from the other climbing areas at Wild Iris. The western exposure offers plenty of morning shade. The views across the valley to the main crags and out to the Wind River Mountains are simply stunning. There are a number of good climbs here for 5.10-5.12 climbers. Highly recommended.

Getting There

Just up from the outhouse towards the quarry (left turn heading uphill) you can spot a trail heading left off the road. It is usually cairned and is about 50 feet above the outhouse. Follow this trail for ten minutes to the crag.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Zorro Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 80
Cirque du Sauve
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 137
Gaucho
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 143
Zorro
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 26
The Guns I'll Never Own
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 22
Poposer Cowboy
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cirque du Sauve
 80
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Gaucho
 137
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Zorro
 143
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Guns I'll Never Own
 26
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Poposer Cowboy
 22
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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Kevin Cossel
Boulder, CO
Kevin Cossel   Boulder, CO
Look carefully for the cairn; the trail can be difficult to spot. It is almost directly across the main road from the dirt road that turns right just above the outhouse. Description to find path in Lander Sport Climbs can be slightly misleading-we met two other groups also looking for Zorro Wall that had missed the path. Please add rocks to the cairn when you turn onto the path to make it easier for others to find! Jul 21, 2008

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