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Zion Climbing: Free and Clean
Authors: Bryan Bird
Routes:  250 (click to see the complete route list)
Difficulty: 5.5-5.13a, C1-C3
Pages: 232 pages
Edition: 1st Edition, August 2009

 


Zion Climbing Free and Clean is the most comprehensive climber’s guide to Zion National Park, arguably one of the most beautiful national parks in the United States.  Inside you will find up-to-date information on more than 250 free climbs and 25 of Zion’s best clean aid climbs, plus pictures and directions to the park’s most popular bouldering areas. Detailed coverage ranges from 10-foot boulder problems to 2000-foot epic free climbs, making this compilation of stories, maps, and history the best guide available to Zion. 

Features available in both Print Books and eBooks:  
250 of the most classic free climbs, from Ashtar Command to Shune's Buttress
100 never-before published free climbs
25 of the best clean big walls, including Moonlight Buttress and Space Shot

Most accurate and complete beta ever for Zion
First ascent history—much of it previously unpublished
Loaded with full-page photos of color climbing action and rock formations


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Zion Climbing Experts praise:
  “If you plan on visiting Zion for the first time, I highly recommend picking up a copy. It will greatly enrich your stay and ensure that you spend time on the rock rather than walking around looking for things that you can climb.”
- John McNamee, Mountain Project Read the full review

  “When we climbed in this sandstone mecca a couple years ago, we had a hard time plowing through the classic guidebooks in order to find routes without any aid climbing in them.”
- Guillaume Dargaud, Read the full review

  Bryan Bird, one of Zion's most accomplished hardmen, has produced a great collection of route information that provides plenty of leads to adventure in this magical spot.”
- John Middendorf, Big Wall Master and Gear Innovator
  “Finally, a book for Zion!! This is a must have book for planning your Zion big wall adventure.”
- Ammon McNeely, World's Most Accomplished Big Wall Speed Climber
  “SuperTopo offers a clear and concise format and sets the stage for your own adventure with history to each route.”
- Conrad Anker, World Renowned Climber and Mountaineer

  “After perusing Bryan Bird's new Zion Climbing: Free and Clean from Supertopo, I'm fully stoked for some all-free (or at least attempted all-free) return trips to southwestern Utah's stunning national park.”
- Dougald MacDonald, The Mountain World, Read the full review

 

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Route Name Formation Review
The Watchman - North Ridge, Watchman IV 5.10 A0 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
North Ridge, Watchman
IV 5.10 A0, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
N/A
IV 5.10 A0
The Watchman - Hue and Cry IV 5.10+/11- - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Hue and Cry
IV 5.10+/11-, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
8
IV 5.10+/11-
The Watchman - The Vigil IV 5.11 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
The Vigil
IV 5.11, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
10
IV 5.11
The Watchman - The Silmaril IV 5.12 or 5.10 A1 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
The Silmaril
IV 5.12 or 5.10 A1, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
6
IV 5.12 or 5.10 A1
The Watchman - Mythical Kings and Iguanas III 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Mythical Kings and Iguanas
III 5.10, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
6
III 5.10
The Watchman - S and M III 5.10+ - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
S and M
III 5.10+, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
6
III 5.10+
The Watchman - Central Pillar, Watchman Direct IV/V 5.11 C1  - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Central Pillar, Watchman Direct
IV/V 5.11 C1 , The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
14
IV/V 5.11 C1
The Watchman - Ivory Coast II 5.12- - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Ivory Coast
II 5.12-, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
3
II 5.12-
The Watchman - Cradle to the Grave V 5.11 C2 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cradle to the Grave
V 5.11 C2, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
10
V 5.11 C2
The Watchman - Strikes and Gutters IV 5.10 C1 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Strikes and Gutters
IV 5.10 C1, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
8
IV 5.10 C1
The Watchman - The Hernia III 5.11/11+ - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
The Hernia
III 5.11/11+, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
10
III 5.11/11+
The Spearhead - Iron Messiah III/IV 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Iron Messiah
III/IV 5.10, The Spearhead


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Spearhead
6
III/IV 5.10
The Spearhead - Up IV/V 5.12 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Up
IV/V 5.12, The Spearhead


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Spearhead
6
IV/V 5.12
The Organ - 10 Percent III 5.9 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
10 Percent
III 5.9, The Organ


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Organ
5
III 5.9
The Organ - The Organasm II/III 5.10 C1 or 5.12 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
The Organasm
II/III 5.10 C1 or 5.12, The Organ


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Organ
2
II/III 5.10 C1 or 5.12
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