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East Side  


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 37.2262, -112.88583 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The east side of the park offers good scrambling, a few longer slab climbs (Checkerboard Mesa), and the occasional free climb.

Getting There 

Drive through the Tunnel

Climbing Season


4 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Side:
Led by Sheep   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 4 pitches, 800'   Aries Butte
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Featured Route For East Side
From the approach.  The climb is actually around the right skyline.

Led by Sheep 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  UT : Zion National Park : ... : Aries Butte
The East Side of Zion is another magical place of a very different variety, separated not only by a mile long tunnel. but by the nature of the landscape. Drivinging up the switchbacks of Pine Creek. Out of the shadowy depths of the imposing Navaho walls. Into the tunnel dark as the starless night., only to exit into the bright sun and wind in a land of smoothly swirling slabs gliding upward to softly sculpted pyramids. This is a land of a different venture entirely from that of the sheer big wal...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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