The obvious crack-covered buttress just west of the entrance station.
Approach time: 1 minute. Descend the gully on the left.
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Led By N00b's 5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c PG13 UT : Zion National Park : ... : Checkerboard Mesa
A fun 7 pitch route up the mesa just west of Checkerboard. All the belays are bolted with powers 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch bolts and chains. That being said the stone is soft even for Zion. Please give this route a few extra days after rain to dry out do to its northern aspect and low angle. There is no real crux, the most challenging part will most likely be route finding. Several of the pitches were basically soloed anchor to anchor. This is an excellent route to start learning how to trad climb. ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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