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Submitted By: bheller on Nov 23, 2009
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Anything past (upstream) from the end of road roundabout area (Temple of Sinawava) on the Zion Canyon Seanic road. Follow the Riverside walk foot-trail up-stream until you reach your objective. The canyon has a north-south orientation, and the Riverside Walk trail is as crowded as they come.

Getting There 

Take the shuttle bus (or drive in the off-season) to the very end of the Zion Canyon Sceanic road. There is a parking area here, and restrooms. This area is known as the Temple of Sinewava. Follow the very popular Riverside walk trail up the Virgin river. This trail eventually leads one to the Zion narrows. Depending on how far up canyon your route is, the approach could range from minutes to hours (and could even require swimming!).

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Narrow Escape 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3+  UT : Zion National Park : The Riverside Walk Trail an...
P1: Free climb slab to the back of the alcove, then aid the crack in the roof. The crack becomes less and less steep, and ends in a vertical face. Step out of your aiders and face climb to the obvios ledge. (5.8 A3, 100 feet)P2: Climb the crack until it makes sense to pendulum /tension traverse right into the next crack system over. (C2,100 feet)P3: Follow the crack/dihedral to bolted belay (C2+, 100 feet)P4: Free climb 5.8 to the Brode Slot. Chimney the Slot, then offwidth and hands to the bela...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Beautiful springs up the Narrows.
Beautiful springs up the Narrows.
Beautiful springs up the Narrows.
Beautiful springs up the Narrows.

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By TylerPhillips
Dec 18, 2014
This place is referred to as the Temple of Sinawava. Already listed/posted.
By bheller
From: SL UT
Dec 19, 2014
The temple of Sinawava, the Riverside walk trail, and the Narrows, all seem like different areas to me...but i'm dumb and have an adenda. (clarity)
By TylerPhillips
Dec 19, 2014
Not really if you look at the routes already listed in the Temple. Not So Secret Show (which is like 3 feet left of Freak Show), Toilet Cracks, Pulpit ect... Its the Temple of Sinwava mang.
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