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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.


13 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['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 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   Ataxia Tower
The Gypsy's Curse   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches   Cragmont
Boring Crack   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   Boring Crack
The Headache   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 380'   Headache Area
Woods Route   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   Ataxia Tower
Kung Fu Fighter   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c     Trad, 4 pitches, 450'   Kung Fu Theatre
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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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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.