Aries Butte Climber's Log

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Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Dec 30, 2020 8:43 am Date Climbed: Dec 25, 2020

Christmas Day Climb  Sucess!

Climbed Led by Sheep, fun romp to a beautiful summit...totally worth it.


alpinedon - Jan 7, 2018 5:15 pm Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2018

New Year's Fun  Sucess!

Started the new year off right. Led By Sheep. Fun, easy (5.5 IMO), runouts just made for more interesting climbing. We had a brilliant, warm day with only a couple people seen. Definitely want to go back.


BLong - Jan 28, 2016 1:30 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2013

Great tower  Sucess!

Excellent beginner "desert tower"! Beautiful location. It feels a bit run out to lead, and can be really sandy, but is a great climb!



SawtoothSean - Sep 30, 2015 11:37 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2014

Led By Sheep  Sucess!

Good fun, saw tons of Bighorn Sheep at base (and summit).


vanman798 - Jul 6, 2015 3:27 pm Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2013

5.4  Sucess!

Went up the 5.7 route that felt like a 5.4 with William D and Danny L.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Nov 13, 2013 5:52 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2013

Nice Summit  Sucess!

Climbed Led By Sheep on a perfect day. No crowds, only amazing sandstone features! We saw some Bighorn Sheep in route to the climb!


mike_lindacher - Nov 12, 2013 12:24 pm Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2013

aries butte  Sucess!

really fun, easy 5.6 or 5.7, 4 or 5 pitches. great, great introduction to climbing in zion. puts the hook in solid for future adventures.


SarahThompson - Apr 24, 2011 10:01 am Date Climbed: Apr 21, 2011

Fun climb, 3x  Sucess!

4/21/11 - 6 of us climbed very efficiently as 3 rope teams, with each pair swinging leads. I led P2 & P4. Good old super sandy Zion slickrock, gotta love it. Rapid simulrapping descent with 6 60 meter ropes and good teamwork. Great few hour adventure with great folks.

4/8/12 - Led for my little brother and his buddy.

11/20/18 - With Kevin after South Ariel Peak. Crowded - 3 other parties on the route. This thing is getting stepped out! Footholds are growing larger, making the climb easier.


jamesmh - Apr 29, 2010 1:46 am Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2010

In runners  Sucess!

Climbed this peak with CP, DB, and Rosie. Having been advised by CP that we didn't need to bring our rock shoes, we climbed it in runners. It was fine (we didn't _need_ them), but were I to do it again, I'd probably bring the rock shoes for a bit more security. Fantastic views and a great way to spend the morning! Thanks to CP for leading!


JoeAllen - Apr 14, 2010 8:05 pm Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2010

Took the right gully...  Sucess!

to the summit. The last pitch passes two pitons then jogs left to loose 3rd class scrambling to the summit. I stayed right and did some of the best (5.6), albeit loose, climbing of the route. Belay behind a big rock. Climbed with Rick. Gorgeous views. Could be too hot to climb on a warm day.


asaking11 - May 22, 2008 4:43 pm Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2007

Bad timing.  Sucess!

I did this one late in the evening thinking we wouldn't take too long. Ended up on top after the sun had gone down. By the time we got back to the car it was 11pm. We had a blast though, I definitely want to do it again. Great views.


tanya - Mar 31, 2008 12:48 pm Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2008

Did it on a Cold and WINDY day  Sucess!

It was so cold, but fun! Great views on top.


bobeck - Dec 18, 2007 3:28 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2006

Aries Butte  Sucess!

Good climb.


tanya - Dec 2, 2007 9:11 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2006

We do :)  Sucess!

Hi Dow,

Bo has this on our site, but you did the climb before he did, so it was not on the net when you wrote this up. I agree with you.. the east side is awesome. We spent the day there today.. gorgeous! :)

Day Hiker

Day Hiker - Sep 24, 2007 3:00 am Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2007

SE Face  Sucess!

With cp0915 and db0915.

Matthew Holliman

Matthew Holliman - Jul 11, 2007 1:39 am Date Climbed: May 19, 2007

SE Face  Sucess!

With Courtney. Truly beautiful area, but damn, the rock here spooks me!

*Awesome* weekend--did Keyhole Cyn after this (short and fun), then Peak 7,111/Das Boot/The Subway on Sun. Super, super enjoyable. I can't wait to go back to do some more canyoneering in the fall.


cp0915 - May 21, 2007 11:26 am Date Climbed: May 19, 2007

SE Face (5.6)  Sucess!

4 pitches. Largely 4th-easy 5th with the occasional 5.6(ish) move. Really fun, actually.

-5/19/07: With Matthew Holliman. Cooled off in Keyhole Canyon (perhaps my 6th time through) afterward.

-9/23/07: Returned and did it again with Day Hiker and DB0915.

-04/26/08: Did it again with Aron Ralston and DB. Afterward, we traversed east from the col and dropped into upper Keyhole - my first time through full Keyhole. A swim, nice slots and downclimbs...and a decomposing deer dripping brainmatter into a rank pool of maggots.

-5/2009: With Ram after romping through a very icy Echo Canyon earlier in the day. It was Ram's first time up Aires.

-4/25/10: With DB, James Hiebert and Rosie from Victoria.

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