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Namaste Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.45133, -113.16338 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jason Nelson on Apr 24, 2015

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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 area I've been too. Most of the holds are big and none of the moves are hard, but by the end, you're getting pumped.

Getting down from Huecos Rancheros and Namaste is a little tricky if you are leading and cleaning since you need two ropes and the routes are very steep.

Its worth noting that the Stewart Green Utah Climbing guidebook incorrectly labels Dost Mitra as Namaste, this is probably the cause of so many votes for Namaste being soft.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.6 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Namaste Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Namaste Wall:
1/2 Route   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Dost Mitra   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   
Namaste   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   
Huecos Rancheros   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   
Twins Paradox   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 130'   
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Featured Route For Namaste Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Just another sandy slab climb.

Huecos Rancheros 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Utah : Zion National Park : ... : Namaste Wall
There are currently four lines on the obvious, overhanging, tiger-striped wall that contains "Namaste." From left to right these are:1/2 Route: 5.10d and much shorter.Huecos Rancheros: 5.12c and the longest, most amazing looking line.Namaste: 5.12a and the steepest line.Unknown Project: Only a few bolts on this one thus far.Huecos Rancheros is an amazing line. Follow 11 bolts up very steep, ultra positive holds to a large hueco. Rest here and then reach up and clip; th...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

Photos of Namaste Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: this best captures the aspect of the wall (please ...
this best captures the aspect of the wall (please ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Classic area, scratch that, legendary area
Classic area, scratch that, legendary area
Rock Climbing Photo: Namaste Wall, Zion NP
Namaste Wall, Zion NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Brian Spiegel on Namaste.
Brian Spiegel on Namaste.
Rock Climbing Photo: 2 climbers milking rests on the steep wall
2 climbers milking rests on the steep wall
Rock Climbing Photo: not sure which route this is... 5.11?
not sure which route this is... 5.11?
Rock Climbing Photo: Erika Kozera on 1/2 Route, AKA Unknown (10d) and u...
BETA PHOTO: Erika Kozera on 1/2 Route, AKA Unknown (10d) and u...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Namaste wall overhangs a bit. The foreground r...
The Namaste wall overhangs a bit. The foreground r...

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By Lloyd Jensen
Apr 11, 2016
Rain is very serious! I did see the warning above, but if there is even a chance of rain- use extreme caution! Flash floods can come out of nowhere.
By Tyler Taggart
Sep 6, 2016
Make sure you follow the right trail! On the way in you will start down a path that leads into a wash area, the temptation is to continue down this wash as there is some resemblance of a trail at the bottom of it, don't go this way (this trail leads to the trad climbs), rather as you begin down the wash look to the left for a staircase-esce step toward a sandy trail. Using this trail will shave a ton of time off the approach
By Jordan Perlmutter
Mar 27, 2017
Just a small correction: though this will be obvious when you actually hike in, the wall is on the right side when hiking up canyon, not the left. The climbs are unmistakable, but the description above was confusing.

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