Elevation: 5,457 ft
GPS: 37.259, -112.973 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Aaron Collins on Oct 30, 2011 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, DCrane
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

Description

Zion bouldering has been continuously growing throughout the years. Compared to classic bouldering areas such as Joe's Valley and Moe's Valley, Zion provides a small array of boulders that should not be missed. The views of the tall canyon walls mixed with exciting highball climbing provides a mixture of beauty and exhilaration. Some boulders keep you near the road while others take you far up the canyon. Bring plenty of water and enjoy what Zion bouldering has to offer.

Getting There

just north of the main gate

34 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Zion Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0-1 4+
 15
East Face Right
Boulder
V1 5
 11
East Face Center-Right
Boulder
V1 5
 10
West Face Center
Boulder
V1 5
 11
Vanguardian
Boulder
V1 5
 5
Beef Curry
Boulder
V1 5
 4
Drilled Pocket Problem Right
Boulder
V1-2 5
 8
West Face Left
Boulder
V2 5+
 8
West Face Right
Boulder
V3- 6A
 29
Drilled Pocket Problem
Boulder
V3+ 6A+
 6
West Face Center-Right
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 4
East Face Center Slab
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 3
Dovile
Boulder
V5 6C
 4
The Globe Traverse
Boulder
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0- 4-
 39
Drilled Pocket Boulder Crack
Boulder
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b V7 7A+
 4
Around The World -Circumnavigati…
Sport, Boulder 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Face Right Drilled Pocket Boulder
 15
V0-1 4+ Boulder
East Face Center-Right Drilled Pocket Boulder
 11
V1 5 Boulder
West Face Center Drilled Pocket Boulder
 10
V1 5 Boulder
Vanguardian Globe
 11
V1 5 Boulder
Beef Curry Watchman Trail… > Curry Bowl
 5
V1 5 Boulder
Drilled Pocket Problem Right Drilled Pocket Boulder
 4
V1 5 Boulder
West Face Left Globe
 8
V1-2 5 Boulder
West Face Right Globe
 8
V2 5+ Boulder
Drilled Pocket Problem Drilled Pocket Boulder
 29
V3- 6A Boulder
West Face Center-Right Drilled Pocket Boulder
 6
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
East Face Center Slab Drilled Pocket Boulder
 4
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Dovile Skeptic's Truth Boulder
 3
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
The Globe Traverse Globe
 4
V5 6C Boulder
Drilled Pocket Boulder Crack Drilled Pocket Boulder
 39
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0- 4- Boulder
Around The World -Circumnav… Globe
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b V7 7A+ Sport, Boulder 2 pitches
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