East Temple Rock Climbing
|***** RAIN AND WET ROCK ***** The sandstone in Zion is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN ZION during or after rain. A good rule of thumb is that if the ground near your climb is at all damp (and not powdery dry sand), then do not climb. There are many alternatives (limestone, granite, basalt, and plastic) nearby. Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>|
This wall gets lots of sun and is home to some long free routes and a few cool aid lines.
Head through the main entrance and take Zion Canyon Rd. to the Mt. Carmel Highway(Hwy. 9). East Temple is about 1/2 mile up the Mt. Carmel Highway on the left. There is a small pullout on the on the left just before the bridge over Pine Creek. There is a trail that heads up river towards East Temple from this pullout.
Climbing Season For the Zion National Park area.
Weather station 2.7 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in East Temple
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Temple:
Fang Spire 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
C3 Aid, 5 pitches, 650'
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