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Routes in A. East Wall

African Herbsman T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Burning Bush, The S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Catch That Train T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Dig Your Own Hole T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Irie S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Trenchtown S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Zion Train S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Sport, 215 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Josh Pollock, Steve Grigel, Adam Huxley, May 2014
Page Views: 2,943 total · 74/month
Shared By: Josh on Mar 27, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description [Suggest Change]

A thrilling position and good moves on the upper pitch make this one a highlight of the area.

P1: 5.7, 130 feet. Start as for The Burning Bush, and climb past the anchors (optional belay here) to continue over the broken, ledgy terrain (5.2-5.3) of the Promised Land Ledge up into a spacious alcove with a mossy floor (11 bolts + 2-bolt anchor).

P2: 5.10a/b, 85 feet. Climb out of the alcove toward the roofs above (5.8), aiming for a bright yellow lichen streak. Dodge the first roof on its left side, and use stems and liebacks to work over the larger roof above (5.10a, crux). On the slab above, follow the bolts straight up to a 2-bolt anchor. Your view from here is commanding (10 bolts + 2-bolt anchor).

Two 60-meter ropes tied together will usually juuuust reach the ground from the top anchor (watch your ends), or you can rappel back into the alcove and do one or two more rappels from there to the ground.

There is a rusty, bent piton just above the upper anchor --— evidence of exploration during an earlier era.

Location [Suggest Change]

Start as for The Burning Bush.

Protection [Suggest Change]

P1 - 11 bolts + 2-bolt anchor.
P2 - 10 bolts + 2-bolt anchor.
Jay Eggleston
Denver
  5.10a
Jay Eggleston   Denver
  5.10a
This is a fun climb. The crux is short, but it takes some thought to climb it. The upper slab could use some moss/ lichen scrubbing if anyone ever has a brush with them as they climb. Apr 15, 2015
Mike Morin
Glen, NH
Mike Morin   Glen, NH
Climbed this yesterday, I would suggest patching the hole and not replacing the bolt. I'm not certain the terrain it's in is even 5.5. Just my opinion. Jun 30, 2015
percious
Bear Creek, CO
  5.10-
percious   Bear Creek, CO
  5.10-
Contrived and ledgy. Aug 6, 2015
Wes Farrar
DENVER, COLORADO
  5.10a
Wes Farrar   DENVER, COLORADO
  5.10a
At the lip of the overhang, 2nd pitch (green lichen covered rock) keep a lookout for loose rock. There is a large patch of fractured rock that shifted while I was cranking on it. The gully below funnels towards the belay, so be mindful. Apr 25, 2017
Daniel Joder
Barcelona, Spain
Daniel Joder   Barcelona, Spain
If you happen to warm up on Don't Rock My Boat (due to large party occupying P1s of the two 5.7s to the left, as was our case), you can also take a run up P2 of Zion Train from the top of P1 of DRMB. Jun 10, 2017
Josh
Golden, CO
 
Josh   Golden, CO
 
6/24/2107 -- anchors were checked and tightened. All OK. Jun 24, 2017

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