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Southern Comfort 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 140', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: David Thomas, 1986
Season: spring through Fall
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Submitted By: J.T.R. on Nov 17, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Southern Comfort 5.11

***** RAIN AND WET ROCK ***** The sandstone in Zion is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Holds rip off and climbs have been and will continue to be permanently damaged due to climbers not respecting this phenomenon. After a heavy storm the rock will remain wet, sometimes for several days. PLEASE DO NOT CLIMB IN ZION during or after rain. A good rule of thumb is that if the ground near your climb is at all damp (and not powdery dry sand), then do not climb. There are many alternatives (limestone, granite, basalt, and plastic) nearby. Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>


Crux is after the first bolt then makes way to easier climbing at the top.


This route is on the right side of the rooster pinnacle. 140' to the ground. Two Ropes.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Rooster pinnacle seen from the road
Rooster pinnacle seen from the road


standard rack to 3"

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