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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First ascent history—much of it previously unpublished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
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - G-String Divas I 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
G-String Divas
I 5.10, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
1
I 5.10
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Brown/Mcafee  - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Brown/Mcafee
, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
1
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Cock Smasher I 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cock Smasher
I 5.10, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
3
I 5.10
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Feast of Snakes III 5.11 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Feast of Snakes
III 5.11, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
6
III 5.11
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - POW, Right in the Rat II 5.11- - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
POW, Right in the Rat
II 5.11-, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
3
II 5.11-
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Lap Dance II 5.11- - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Lap Dance
II 5.11-, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
3
II 5.11-
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Trabajando La Esquina II/III 5.10+ - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Trabajando La Esquina
II/III 5.10+, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
4
II/III 5.10+
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - The Gypsys Curse II 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
The Gypsys Curse
II 5.10, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
4
II 5.10
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Omaha Bob I 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Omaha Bob
I 5.10, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
1
I 5.10
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Picking on the Fat Kid II 5.10+ - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Picking on the Fat Kid
II 5.10+, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
6
II 5.10+
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Another Roadside Attraction IV 5.10 A1 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Another Roadside Attraction
IV 5.10 A1, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
9
IV 5.10 A1
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Rub it Raw I 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Rub it Raw
I 5.10, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
1
I 5.10
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Krunk Juice 5.12+ - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Krunk Juice
5.12+, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
1
5.12+
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Quanto Questo II 5.12 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Quanto Questo
II 5.12, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
4
II 5.12
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall - Cornback Rattler II 5.11 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cornback Rattler
II 5.11, Cragmont, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cragmont, Tunnel Wall
2
II 5.11
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