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South Rim Routes

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About South Rim Routes:

Approach: The fixed rap line put there by NPS, as mentioned by other climbing websites, has been removed by a climbing ranger, as of 11 Jul 2009, according to the ranger at the Visitor's Center when we checked in. The rap sling and rings are what remain now, for use for that 150' rap on the approach descent.
Approach Time: 1.5 to 2 hrs, via the 150' Chillumstone rappel
Latitude, Longitude:
Access Issues:
Rock Type: UNKNOWN
Type of Climbing: Big Wall
Sun Aspect:


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Crystal Vision 5.11b 0
0 Average Rating = 4.00/5 The Pulpit 5.7 2
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Black Shadow Arete 5.10d 0
1 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Blackjack 5.10a 3
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Cimarron Slabs 5.7 1
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Ground Control to Major Tom 5.8 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Mirror Wall 5.10a 1