Free Climbing Moonlight Buttress
rock climbing without the assistance of devices such as pegs placed in the rock, but occasionally using ropes and belays.
This is opposed to ‘aid climbing,’ where climbers will pull on gear placed in the rock to make upward progress.
Guides & Outfitters
“The Moonlight Butress is one of the best big wall free climbs in the country” says Mason Earle (an Eddie Bauer/First Ascent climber.) We obviously don’t recommend doing this– Mason is a professional, but watching the ascent is just as thrilling!
One of the best ways to develop specific skills and experience, hiring a climbing guide is safe and practice for even the most experienced of hikers. These guides have not only been trained in dealing with all types of climbing scenarios but also know a great deal about Zion National Park and the surrounding area, meaning you will get to experience all the locals ‘little secrets’. Check out our listed guides and outfitters below and start planning a trip to experience the beauty and solace of Zion!
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