The Great White Throne is the famous 2,300' formation south of Angels landing. The Historic 1st ascent of the Northwest face was made in 1967 by Fred Beckey, Galen Rowell & Pat Callis.
One of the best view points from the canyon is Weeping Rock. Hidden Canyon is a popular hike below the Great White Thrones Northeast flank.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Great White Throne:
South Face Diagonal 5.9 PG13 Trad, 7 pitches, 1000 feet, Grade III
Northwest Face 5.9 A2 Trad, Aid, 17 pitches, 2000 feet, Grade V
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Northwest Face 5.9 A2 UT : Zion National Park : Great White Throne
Begin in the obvious chimney at the left side of the NW face, climb up & right to the midway, brushy ledges. From the upper far left end of these, ascend cracks on the left for 3 mixed pitches to Last Chance Ledge (good bivy). At the right end of this ledge, ascend a long aid pitch to a crack system leading to the summit. Descend the south side of the formation ( 4 or 5 raps). ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT