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shknbkeEast gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 13, 2009

shknbke

I didn't do any homework on this as the trip was a last minute decision. I was envisioning a short, slickrock scramble but it's a short hike with limited views on mostly steep dirt. Game trails make it pretty easy, one of the easiest summits in Zion.
Posted Nov 19, 2009 12:23 am

SarahThompsonNot much fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 13, 2009

SarahThompson

A quick hike up very steep dirt to a treed plateau. Disapointing views compared to many of the other summits in Zion.
Posted Nov 16, 2009 5:03 pm

Jerry LEast Gulley  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2008

Jerry L

Good first hike in the park.
Posted Jun 14, 2008 1:14 pm

Stu BrandelBeautiful and Fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2008

Stu Brandel

My 11 year old son Evan and I reached the summit via the eastern gully and saddle. Still some snow packed in places. Evan found it a fun challenge. The views from the saddle were great. We were stymied in getting to the northern viewpoint however.
Posted Apr 26, 2008 5:12 pm

MoapaPkUpper cliffs and then the brush!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 18, 2007

MoapaPk

Upper cliffs and then the brushy top. Gully had some snow, but that was a dry year.
Posted Mar 27, 2008 10:11 pm

cp0915East Col

cp0915

A couple years ago with a buddy. Our 4th Zion NP peak of the day. Picked up a little poison ivy along the way.
Posted Mar 27, 2008 10:12 am

mountaingazelleEast Side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2007

mountaingazelle

Checkerboard Mesa on April Fools Day. The gully was full of trees and other debris. Good view of the east side of Zion.
Posted Mar 27, 2008 1:33 am

Bob SihlerEast-side Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2008

Bob Sihler

Would have been nice to have had an ice axe, but the snow was frequently suitable for climbing and preferable to the bushwhacking.
Posted Mar 26, 2008 11:41 pm

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