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Avoiding Mordor S 
Chop Wood Carry Wood S 
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Emptiness, The S 
Forgive Yourself S 
Gateless Gate S 
Holy Man S 
In the Moment S 
Karmic Justice S 
Moral Cannibalism S 
One Hand Clapping S 
Plumber's Crack T 
Pure Mind S 
Running to a Standstill S 
Sacred Cow T 
Samsara T 
Scattered Marbles S 
Yield and Overcome S 
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Zen Wall  


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Location: 37.07013, -113.64737 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is a great area to visit, even if you don't climb a single route. The hike is very enjoyable and the views from the top are outstanding. This area gets sun from late morning on. Finding the appropriate descent for the climbs that you intend to do is key. The base of the cliff is fairly undeveloped in terms of trails and the climbs are fairly spaced out.

This is not an area that you would want to bring your dog, as the descent options are not canine friendly.

Getting There 

The approach is similar to the Green Valley Gap. A high clearance vehicle is recommended. From the Green Valley lowest parking area, continue south on the dirt road until you can take the dirt road that ascends the hill just south of the south side of the Green Valley Gap. Follow the road up the hill approximately 1 mile until you can find a place to park. Follow the trail on foot using cairns as your guide. You will pass through 2 boulder gardens before making the final turn up hill to reach the cliff top. It's approximately at 30 minute approach once you leave your vehicle.

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Weather station 3.5 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',9],['5.11',6],['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 Zen Wall:
Chop Wood Carry Wood   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Emptiness   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Avoiding Mordor   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 60'   
Atman   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   
Moral Cannibalism   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Day Out with the Lads   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Yield and Overcome   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Plumber's Crack   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 60'   
Forgive Yourself   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
One Hand Clapping   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Samsara 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  UT : Saint George : Zen Wall
If you enjoy 5.10 gear lines, this is the route for you. Samsara climbs a steep crack which grows from fingers, thin hands, hands, fists, and finally off-fists. The starting hand crack is protected by a couple bolts, which leads to the crux off-fingers crack in the overhanging wall. The final crux is in the fist sized finish to the anchors. A few key face holds keeps this at the 5.10 level. (barely) A must do trad line!!!...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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The ladder descent on the left most side of the cl...
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