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Half-way up Zion Canyon on the east/south side is the aptly-named Red Arch Mountain, home to the ultra-classic Shune's Buttress.
Take the shuttle to the Grotto and hike up the drainage. Red Arch Mountain is on your right.
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Bits and Pieces 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 8 pitches, 800'
Rites of Passage 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 9 pitches, 800'
Shune's Buttress 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 8 pitches, 800'
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Shune's Buttress 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a UT : Zion National Park : Red Arch Mountain
Considered The Rostrum of Zion. I think it's close, but not quite. Does have the same grade, a bit shorter, but has a nice wide pitch to it to boot.After scrambling to the base, the first pitch starts up an obvious left-facing corner with a wide pod at the start.P1 (5.11+) Climb the wide pod to the long section of sustained 1-1.5" crack. Ledge halfway up with anchors on the left, but you can continue to the ledge, about 160' up. The last 20' of the pitch are classic Zion fun...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
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