North Guardian Angel Climber's Log

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jdmorehouse

jdmorehouse - Apr 11, 2017 8:06 pm Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2017

2nd Ascent  Sucess!

This time solo. I hauled up a 60m rope for two rappels back down. Breezy on the first pitch, but the rest went smoothly.

scgrant

scgrant - Jun 9, 2016 10:21 pm Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2016

North Guardian Angel  Sucess!

Along with SGA. South first and then North on the hike out. Both far easier than expected from a technical standpoint. Awesome, awesome hike.

Tom Robinson

Tom Robinson - Jan 26, 2016 1:29 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1976

Group Ascent on the Bicentennial  Sucess!

Took an Outward Bound group up North Guardian Angel with Lorrie Bonds. Fabulous views, great sandstone, scary exposure. And purple mountains' majesty in all directions.

Tracy

Tracy - Nov 27, 2015 1:43 pm Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2015

via southwest ridge  Sucess!

Climbed this one with CP, DB & KJ. CP led us up this alternate route due to the presence of snow and ice on the standard route.

alpinedon

alpinedon - Nov 1, 2015 8:06 pm Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2015

Awesome climb!  Sucess!

What a wonderful climb! Easy approach, fun scrambling (although a rope is recommended for the rappel on the first pitch) and unbelievably scenic views. I am fortunate to live so close to Zion, and to be able to access amazing peaks like this. I imagine I will be going here many times to climb this incredible peak.

SawtoothSean

SawtoothSean - Sep 30, 2015 11:23 pm Date Climbed: Nov 13, 2013

very fun  Sucess!

fun scramble and rappel

leftfield

leftfield - Apr 27, 2015 4:37 pm Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2015

East Ridge  Sucess!

A couple of Oregonians a ways from home looking for something different. Great climb on a beautiful day. Brought too much gear but protected it (minimally) anyway. Great rappels!

seano

seano - May 5, 2014 8:20 pm Date Climbed: May 5, 2014

Standard route  Sucess!

Went up the semi-sketchy pitch below the rappel anchor, then found the easier climb on the north side on the way down. On to South Guardian Angel afterwards. Trip report.

cab

cab - Apr 1, 2014 1:50 pm Date Climbed: Mar 29, 2014

East Ridge  Sucess!

A fun climb with a fun group of people. We all found the route went faster and easier than we thought it would. Had nice weather and great views. Continued on to SGA.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Nov 13, 2013 5:50 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2013

Spectacular Summit  Sucess!

Climbed to the summit with my brother and random french guy. Awesome summit! Very loose scramble though!

jdmorehouse

jdmorehouse - Oct 14, 2013 1:59 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2013

First Time  Sucess!

First time up NGA. We climbed SGA the day before. A great weekend, the first day of the re-opening of the park.

Bob Sihler

Bob Sihler - Apr 16, 2012 3:04 pm Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2012

East Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed it early in the morning before doing Tabernacle Dome later. Fun peak and awesome views. I bypassed the 5.5/5.6 crack on the way up but soloed it twice later on just for fun and did not think it came close to 5.5 or 5.6. Brought rope and slings for rappels but never bothered with them. Cool seeing some other SPers' names in the register.

krrt2000

krrt2000 - Feb 27, 2012 12:46 am Date Climbed: Sep 14, 1993

East Ridge  Sucess!

Solo, Awesome desert peak!

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Oct 27, 2011 11:21 pm Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2011

East Ridge  Sucess!

Along with South Guardian Angel on a beautiful fall day. With CP. Trip Report

MoapaPk

MoapaPk - Nov 3, 2011 7:55 pm

Re: East Ridge

Hey! You took the easy route up SGA! No fair! ;^)

Daria

Daria - Oct 31, 2010 6:15 pm Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2009

Climbed on my Birthday!  Sucess!

Short approach, and pleasantly sketchy desert peak. One somewhat iffy section, otherwise I enjoy the challenge of these peaks. Great views on summit.

MoapaPk

MoapaPk - Oct 17, 2010 8:07 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2010

Finally!  Sucess!

Finally! Not the hardest Zion Peak I've climbed, but certainly the most cursed (for me). Thanks cp0915 for helping me to end the 40-year curse. Tame compared to Bridge Mt, Zion, but the big exposure certainly gets your attention.

Went again Oct 01, 2011; this time with a justifiably cautious friend-- quite a difference in perspective.

3rd time on Oct 15, 2011. This mountain is definitely getting more popular.

There is a way to right of the crux face, then up a gully, that is easy class 4.

SarahThompson

SarahThompson - Dec 1, 2008 2:52 pm Date Climbed: Nov 30, 2008

East Ridge  Sucess!

Awesome looking peak and very fun climb. I thought the first pitch was the hardest. We climbed the crack and it was easy 5th class by Colorado standards. A layback move worked great. Everything above was no harder than 4th class. We climbed it in 5 pitches (a lot of easy scrambling but we didn't feel like putting the rope away and getting it back out again and didn't know quite what to expect). WARNING: on the first rap (down the chimney/lip from the flattish top part of the ridge) there is a HUGE rock ready to go. I bumped it with my foot and it teetered. Very scary.

asaking11

asaking11 - May 22, 2008 4:37 pm Date Climbed: May 17, 2008

East Ridge  Sucess!

Fun little climb. This was my first time is this part of Zion. Really pretty. Great weather.

bobeck

bobeck - Dec 18, 2007 3:33 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2007

Been there...  Sucess!

a couple of times. Last was with Tanya.

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