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Sub Peak of Meridian Tower Rock Climbing 

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This is a west facing wall located below Meridian Tower. It is located above Oak Creek.

Getting There 

Park at the Zion Human History Museum and walk the paved road behind it through a residential area and past the Maintenance area. Continue on a dirt road and at the second stream crossing leave the road and begin trending right up the hillside and through an obvious break in the cliff band. Once through the cliff band continue up the ridge line until you reach the toe of the buttress. Traverse left 300 feet to get to the start of the Omen.

Climbing Season

For the Zion National Park area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Sub Peak of Meridian Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sub Peak of Meridian Tower:
The Omen   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 6 pitches, 800'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Hand drawn topo for The Omen.

The Omen 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Utah : Zion National Park : ... : Sub Peak of Meridian Tower
The Omen is a quality 6 pitch route that climbs varied crack systems. The left facing corner/handcrack on pitch 2 is visible from the ground.P1: Climb the short corner to a ledge and single bolt belay. 50ftP2: One of the best handcrack pitches in the park. This starts with tight hands and then goes to hands in a corner forever. Bolted belay. 5.10+ 190ftP3: Climb up through the short chimney then trend left up ledges to a bolted belay. 5.8 140ft. Rappel off the left of the tower 50 ft to the...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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