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Elevation: 6,715 ft
GPS: 37.45133, -113.16338
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Warning 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 DetailsDrop down

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If you've seen images of this area, you need to hike in and climb here. It is one of the coolest desert sport areas I've been to. Most of the holds are big and none of the moves are hard, but it's fairly overhanging. By the end, you're getting pumped.

This wall is very shady and a great way to escape the heat. This also means it takes longer to dry out after rains than many nearby areas, and the huecos on these routes are comparatively fragile. Please, PLEASE resist the temptation to climb if there's any doubt about the wetness of the rock.

Getting down from all of these routes is a little tricky since the routes are very steep (~15-25 degrees overhung). A 70m rope will just barely work on all the routes except for Huecos Rancheros, which requires an 80m.

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Park in the lot at the hairpin turn. Hike up the trail (South Fork Canyon) for about 45 minutes. Then canyon will narrow the farther you go. Just before scrambling is required, on your right will be an overhanging wall with several sport routes. These are all beautiful lines.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Namaste Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 566
1/2 Route
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 300
Dost Mitra
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 9
1/2 Route Extension
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 405
Namaste
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 114
Huecos Rancheros
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 19
Twins Paradox
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
1/2 Route
 566
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Dost Mitra
 300
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
1/2 Route Extension
 9
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Namaste
 405
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Huecos Rancheros
 114
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Twins Paradox
 19
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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