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Routes in The Riverside Walk Trail and The Zion Narrows

Freak Show T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13
Narrow Escape T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3+
Stepping Stones V2 5+
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Access Issue: 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 Details

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Anything past (upstream) from the end of road roundabout area (Temple of Sinawava) on the Zion Canyon Seanic road. Follow the Riverside walk foot-trail up-stream until you reach your objective. The canyon has a north-south orientation, and the Riverside Walk trail is as crowded as they come.

Getting There

Take the shuttle bus (or drive in the off-season) to the very end of the Zion Canyon Sceanic road. There is a parking area here, and restrooms. This area is known as the Temple of Sinewava. Follow the very popular Riverside walk trail up the Virgin river. This trail eventually leads one to the Zion narrows. Depending on how far up canyon your route is, the approach could range from minutes to hours (and could even require swimming!).

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Riverside Walk Trail and The Zion Narrows

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5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13
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Freak Show
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Freak Show
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5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13 Trad 8 pitches
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This place is referred to as the Temple of Sinawava. Already listed/posted. Dec 18, 2014
bheller
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bheller   SL UT
The temple of Sinawava, the Riverside walk trail, and the Narrows, all seem like different areas to me...but i'm dumb and have an adenda. (clarity) Dec 19, 2014
Not really if you look at the routes already listed in the Temple. Not So Secret Show (which is like 3 feet left of Freak Show), Toilet Cracks, Pulpit ect... Its the Temple of Sinwava mang. Dec 19, 2014

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