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Zoonotic Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Marta Reece on Jul 28, 2014
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BETA PHOTO: Rightmost formation, past the pinnacle.

Description 

A broad, mostly north facing wall on the right side of Citadel Canyon, just above Shortline.

Getting There 

Go past the slab which Bucky Blue is on (Rabbit Ears Slabs) and up into Citadel Canyon (to the right of the Citadel). Looking up the canyon from the bottom of the Citadel you will see a fairly large, clean wall encroaching on the canyon from the right. It is split near the middle by a vertical gully. To get to the base of it, you need to take a short side canyon. You should be able to see The Keyhole on your right as you approach the bottom of the wall.

Climbing Season

For the Rabbit Ears Area area.

Weather station 11.2 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Photos of Zoonotic Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Approach goes to the right below the rock on the l...
BETA PHOTO: Approach goes to the right below the rock on the l...
Rock Climbing Photo: Leftmost formation on the wall.
BETA PHOTO: Leftmost formation on the wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Right side of the wall.
Right side of the wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Left side of the wall.
BETA PHOTO: Left side of the wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: View of the wall from West Ridge of the Citadel
BETA PHOTO: View of the wall from West Ridge of the Citadel
Rock Climbing Photo: View of Zoonotic from the base of the Citadel. Pho...
BETA PHOTO: View of Zoonotic from the base of the Citadel. Pho...

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