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Elevation: 5,905 ft
GPS: 37.31073, -113.10902
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Description Suggest change

Lambs Knoll is a beautiful area that happens to sit partially on BLM land just outside of Zion NP and private property. This unique location has allowed for the development of great sport cragging on highly featured sandstone.

The majority of the developed climbing is on the western end of the rock formation. Many of the climbs are shaded all or most of the day. A few of the faces (Ram Wall, Ewe Wall) face west and will get some sun by the early afternoon in the summer.  With all of the shade and the 6000' elevation, this area is likely best in the spring and fall, though careful route selection and timing could allow for climbing in the sun on colder days. As with all sandstone in this region, the rock can be soft and crumbly, and this is greatly exacerbated by precipitation. Avoid climbing here after rain to keep the routes intact.

The sectors described on here are generally very close together, and it is very easy to hop between almost any of the crags throughout the day.

This area is partially covered the Todd Goss guidebook, though there are number of climbs missing and very minimalist descriptions of most of the existing ones.

Getting There Suggest change

From I-15, take Exit 16 and head NE on Hwy 9 to Virgin. Turn left (north) onto Kolob Terrace Road and travel for 10.6 miles. Just after leaving Zion NP (there's a sign), turn left onto a sandy road and immediately bear left uphill to the obvious circular parking area. The trail descends through oak trees to the wash. Turn right and follow the wash for ~200 yards until you see a trail on the left with a rock staircase. If you hit the exit of the slot canyons, you've gone too far.

Location on the map is the parking area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lambs Knoll

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
Invagination
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 52
Italian Route
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 38
Ewe-topia
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 28
Ewe-Phoria
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 18
Unrecorded Route right of Natura…
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 31
Ewe-carist
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 15
Beehive Arete
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
Got-Ewe?
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 101
Beastiality
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 15
Ewe-tah
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 37
Nutten' but Mutton
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 39
Haggis
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 10
Ewe People Suck
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 47
Time's-a-wastin
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 23
Dingos Ate My Baby
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Invagination Shady Corridor > Vagination Alcove
 22
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Italian Route Shady Corridor > Vagination Alcove
 52
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Ewe-topia Ewe Wall > Upper
 38
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Ewe-Phoria Ewe Wall > Upper
 28
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Unrecorded Route right of N… Shady Corridor > Sub-Area 1
 18
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Ewe-carist Ewe Wall > Lower
 31
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Beehive Arete Shady Corridor > Sub-Area 1
 15
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Got-Ewe? Ewe Wall > Upper
 21
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Beastiality Mutton Block
 101
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Ewe-tah Ewe Wall > Upper
 15
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Nutten' but Mutton Mutton Block
 37
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Haggis Mutton Block
 39
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Ewe People Suck Ewe Wall > Lower
 10
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Time's-a-wastin Ewe Wall > Lower
 47
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Dingos Ate My Baby Basement
 23
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport
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