Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: 10/23/06 - Eric Draper, Albert Newman, Bryan Bird
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Shared By: Ian McEleney on Nov 6, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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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

Description

Fun climbing past some huecos and 4 bolts leads to a short crack. The anchor is on the same ledge as that of Crimson King and Gunswinger.

Location

Climbs the blunt arete immediately left of Crimson King.

Protection

Quickdraws, cams to a #2 BD c4.

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Gordon Larsen
St. George, UT
Gordon Larsen   St. George, UT
We usually climb this route to get to awesome route above(Tribute) that follows the arete to the top of the pillar . This is a mixed route with bolts and a crack to place a couple of small pieces. Sep 7, 2014
Matt Farrell
Bend, Oregon
Matt Farrell   Bend, Oregon
There's now a Tribute route description as a separate route. Mar 15, 2016