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Headache Area
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Description 

North- and northeast-facing sandstone located to the east (left) of the Mt. Carmel tunnel mouth.


Getting There 

Park at the last switchback before the tunnel entrance. Walk towards the tunnel and take the trail that starts on the left side of the tunnel entrance.


2 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Headache Area:
The Headache   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 380'   
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Mmmm...yellow camalots... <br /> <br /><em>The Headache</em>, first pitch. <br /> <br />Photo by Marc Jensen.

The Headache 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  UT : Zion National Park : ... : Headache Area
The Headache is anything but its namesake: an über-classic line with hands, fingers and a short, offwidth section.Before undertaking, check at the vistor center as this climb has been subject to raptor closings in years past.P1 (.10b) The climb begins with two options: either a one inch or a three inch crack, both splitter. Pick one and jam beautiful cracks to the first short, 10b offwidth crux, which protects really well with a 3.5 Camalot.P2 (5.9+ or easy 5.10) Pitch two goes at ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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