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Lady Mountain is one of a few Zion-area peaks I've included... in part because you can reach it by bus. The first time I climbed it, I used no rope; but I'd recommend taking about 100' of light rope or 15mm webbing, plus a big light carabiner and enough 15mm to tie a Swiss seat. The views down over to the Zion Canyon Lodge are spectacular, even if the prominence of the peak is paltry. The easiest route involves one class 4 stretch with bad run out that stretch can be protected from an eyebolt on descent) and one short stretch denoted 5.6 in write-ups (really low 5 if you jam into the crack and cheat with the bolt stub). This is a short "hike," but you will gain a lot of elevation; not for the inexperienced or fearful. Link to trip report for Lady Mountain