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Zorro Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,800'
Location: 42.5797, -108.7168 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Andy Laakmann on Jul 11, 2006

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The Zorro Wall from the trail to the Main Wall.


Zorro is a beautiful crag set apart from the other climbing areas at Wild Iris. The western exposure offers plenty of morning shade. The views across the valley to the main crags and out to the Wind River Mountains are simply stunning. There are a number of good climbs here for 5.10-5.12 climbers. Highly recommended.

Getting There 

Just up from the outhouse towards the quarry (left turn heading uphill) you can spot a trail heading left off the road. It is usually cairned and is about 50 feet above the outhouse. Follow this trail for ten minutes to the crag.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.2 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Zorro Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Zorro Area:
Cirque du Sauve   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Gaucho   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Ewenanimity   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Zorro   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
The Guns I'll Never Own   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Poposer Cowboy   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Me on the sweet pockets of Gaucho.  Audry belaying...

Gaucho 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Wyoming : Wild Iris : Zorro Area
This is my favorite 5.10 route at Wild Iris. The route consists of big moves between large pockets on an overhanging wall. This pumpy route ends at a small ledge, with a difficult move to clip the anchor. Being tall helps... ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Wyoming

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By Kevin Cossel
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 21, 2008
Look carefully for the cairn; the trail can be difficult to spot. It is almost directly across the main road from the dirt road that turns right just above the outhouse. Description to find path in Lander Sport Climbs can be slightly misleading-we met two other groups also looking for Zorro Wall that had missed the path. Please add rocks to the cairn when you turn onto the path to make it easier for others to find!

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