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Description 

Near the Mt. Carmel Tunnel, you will find The Headache, a stellar, 3-pitch 5.10 crack climb that receives sun until around noon. Two 60m ropes are needed for abseiling purposes.

Getting There 

Near the western end of Mt. Carmel Tunnel on Route 9. Park your car at a pullout at the last pullout before the tunnel. A short 10 minute hike leads to the bottom of the climb.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.2 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',7],['5.11',6],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount Carmel Tunnel:
Ashtar Command   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   Ataxia Tower
The Gypsy's Curse   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches   Cragmont
Remnants of a party   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches   Cragmont
The Headache   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 380'   Headache Area
Boring Crack   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   Boring Crack
Woods Route   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   Ataxia Tower
The Migraine   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Headache Area
Lap Dance   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Cragmont
Kung Fu Fighter   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 4 pitches, 450'   Kung Fu Theatre
Operation Condor   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   Kung Fu Theatre
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Kung Fu Fighter 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  UT : Zion National Park : ... : Kung Fu Theatre
P1 - Climb a handcrack up the right-hand side of a small tower to a bolted belay. (5.9 ~ 75')P2 - Climb out the blocky roofs and into a steep, big-hands to fist splitter finishing at a hanging bolted belay. This is a great pitch. (5.11- ~ 100')P3 - Climb the crack to below the roof. Traverse right into a pod, pull out of the pod and continue through a small roof to a bolted belay. (5.9+ ~ 100')P4 - Climb out the steep offwidth on kinda gnarly rock, continue up cracks/face on rock that looses qua...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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By Jared R
Mar 1, 2010
CONDITION REPORT 
This area is closed for falcon nesting as of March 1, 2010.
By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Apr 14, 2010
CONDITION REPORT 
The closures do not effect Headache or Ashtar Command. I just climbed both and confirmed it.