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Paria Point is the prominent and striking buttress on the north side of the canyon formed by the South Fork of Taylor Creek. It helps form the mouth of the canyon and is home to the classic routes Wind, Sand, and Stars and Sunlight Buttress.
Drive into the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park, accessed from Interstate 15. There is a large parking lot where the road makes a sharp switchback to the right. There is a park trail across the road, leading into the canyon.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Paria Point:
The Futura 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b A3 Aid, 11 pitches, 1200'
Sunlight Buttress 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 9 pitches, 1500'
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The Futura 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b A3 UT : Zion National Park : ... : Paria Point
Another obscure aid climb. Good aid climbing in an awesome place. Wild free climbing at the top of the buttress. Look for a time capsul chained to anchors of pitch 5 or 6. This route was really Todd and Troy's route, they had the first two or three fixed and I was lucky enough to tag along. We had a bunch of fun. Beast of Burden was named for us calling Todd "Keith Richards" whilst on route. We did the route with two bivis and I will never forget the shadows the morning light casts on the New Ha...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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