Elevation: 6,948 ft
GPS: 39.744, -105.242 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Josh on Mar 26, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This is a short (45 foot) outcrop to the left of the First Triangle, across the talus gully from the rest of the Upper Tier. It is best accessed from the top of the new Upper Tier access trail, but like the other parts of the Upper Tier, it can also be accessed from above. Jericho would probably not be worth a visit on its own, unless you're looking for short trad lines specifically, but it is easy to cross to it from the Upper Tier. Note that the final approach to the base of the rock involves a single scramble move with a possible tree hold....

L->R:
A. Mike's Dihedral, 6-7, 1p, 35', gear.

B. When I Meet You Around the Corner, 3 PG-13, 1p, 40', gear.
C. The Horns of Jericho, 5, 1p, bolts.
D. Justin Time, 5, 1p, 45', gear.
E. Fit the Battle, 6, 1p, gear.

Getting There

The easiest approach is from the top of the Upper Tiers access trail. Simply traverse across the talus gully from the bottom of the main tier (the left end of the First Triangle), and scramble up briefly to the bottom of the rock.

For the upper approach: once you are at the easternmost high point on the ridge, scramble downhill through broken bands of rock and scree to the top of the most prominent of the short outcrops below. The easiest and safest approach threads down through a V-slot between rock outcrops with a juniper and a small pine in it (the right of two similar notches). You will arrive at the top anchors for the two climbs; rap either one.

There is a very conical juniper growing against the base of Jericho.

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The Tiers of Zion from the trail. for an overview photo.

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