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North Fork of Taylor

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North Fork of Taylor Rock Climbing 

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Following P3, deep in the Pain Chamber.

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 MORE INFO >>>


Gorgeous sandstone canyon with great solitude.

Getting There 

Park at the Taylor Creek Trailhead. Walk east a mile or so to the first historic cabin (appears on your left). Take a faint trail north and join the creek bed of the stream that comes out of the North Fork. Follow this creek bed until you have to leave to approach your selected climb.

Climbing Season

For the Kolob Canyon area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in North Fork of Taylor

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for North Fork of Taylor:
Tucupit occidentalis   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 7 pitches, 850'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Pain Chamber

Pain Chamber 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Utah : Zion National Park : ... : North Fork of Taylor
The Pain Chamber is an incredibly beautiful, brutal route. Cool face climbing accesses the clean crack system on the left side of the giant arrowhead-shaped pillar that the route tunnels behind and summits.P1: 5.11a. 7m. Left rising traverse past three bolts to a comfortable exposed ledge below the immaculate left-facing corner.P2: 5.11d. 48m. Good progress on hand and fist jams leads to 80 feet of vicious off-fist finally opening up into a squeeze that feels cruel at the end of an exhausting le...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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