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By Paul Davidson
Oct 7, 2012
This looks to be awesome. Possibly be the best climb on Zoro ?
That headwall pitch is so striking. You can't get a feel for the exposure on it until you are up there and the Canyon is falling away from you on both sides.

FYI - I had heard a report of the headwall pitch having been climbed sometime (late '80s, early '90s.) Seems like I heard it was done by a big name climber. I want to say Tobin Sorenson (Carl Tobin, oh well, got part of the name right :-)...

Anyway, regardless of who did what when, you lads had the joy of climbing it as an FA with all that entails.

Good job gents!

This is one of those pitches that got away. It looked like something we should do right then and there on the way down. But alas...
By ericm
Oct 16, 2013
Carl Tobin did the first ascent in 1994. We did the first 1 day ascent of Zoroaster in 1994 using this crack, which is amazing- Yes Paul it was certainly an outer space experience with thousands of feet of exposure spilling away from the route. It was also my first trip into the Grand Canyon. What a day!
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Route starts at the roof in the sun, goes over to the splitter on the grey face, the last pitch is up the crack on the headwall.

Submitted By: Zach Harrison on Apr 30, 2012
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