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Grotto and Base of the Great White Throne

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Grotto and Base of the Great White Throne  

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The base of the Great White Throne has some decent cragging in the main canyon, covering from Red Arch Mt, to Weeping Rock.

Getting There 

Park at or get of the shuttle at the grotto and head up the trail towards Shunes Buttress follwing a faint creek..At the large water holding take turn left and go up the steep but short hill. Turn right toward the wall and follow carins and a trail to the base..

To ascess Grasshopper, Rookie Crack and the other climbs near weeping rock, walk down the road ~10 min until you see a faint trail leading up through the scrub oaks (oppisit a pullout on a sharp turn)

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.2 miles from here

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Grotto and Base of the Great White Throne:
Rookie Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 180'   
Scotch on the Rocks   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Turkey Day Surprise   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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By Gaar
From: Springdale / Zion UT / Moab
May 4, 2008

One it is dangerously inaccurate, Two there is a well developed trail, starting at the grotto and following the creek up!
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