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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First ascent history—much of it previously unpublished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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Ataxia Tower, Tunnel Wall - Cat Hole III 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cat Hole
III 5.10, Ataxia Tower, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Ataxia Tower, Tunnel Wall
4
III 5.10
Cerberus Gendarme - Cave Crack 5.7 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cave Crack
5.7, Cerberus Gendarme


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cerberus Gendarme
2
5.7
Ataxia Tower, Tunnel Wall - Cave Dweller II/III 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cave Dweller
II/III 5.10, Ataxia Tower, Tunnel Wall


Photo:Bryan Bird
Ataxia Tower, Tunnel Wall
4
II/III 5.10
Mt. Spry - Central Pillar IV 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Central Pillar
IV 5.10, Mt. Spry


Photo:Bryan Bird
Mt. Spry
8
IV 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 - Chastity Crack II 5.11 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Chastity Crack
II 5.11, The Watchman


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Watchman
3
II 5.11
East Zion - Checkerboard Mesa, Wheat Chex II 5.6/5.7 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Checkerboard Mesa, Wheat Chex
II 5.6/5.7, East Zion


Photo:Bryan Bird
East Zion
6
II 5.6/5.7
Cerberus Gendarme - Cherry Crack I 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cherry Crack
I 5.10, Cerberus Gendarme


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cerberus Gendarme
2
I 5.10
The Organ - Cheyenne Social Club III 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cheyenne Social Club
III 5.10, The Organ


Photo:Bryan Bird
The Organ
5
III 5.10
Beehives - Cindy Loohoo 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Cindy Loohoo
5.10, Beehives


Photo:Bryan Bird
Beehives
1
5.10
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
Cerberus Gendarme - Coconut Corner III 5.10+ - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Coconut Corner
III 5.10+, Cerberus Gendarme


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cerberus Gendarme
3
III 5.10+
Cathedral Mountain - Coke Explosion III 5.10 - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Coke Explosion
III 5.10, Cathedral Mountain


Photo:Bryan Bird
Cathedral Mountain
4
III 5.10
Beehives - Collard Greens and Chicken Wings 5.11+ - Zion National Park, Utah, USA. Click for details.
Collard Greens and Chicken Wings
5.11+, Beehives


Photo:Bryan Bird
Beehives
1
5.11+
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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