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Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Sedona Area : Sedona : Mormon Canyon : Earth Angel (5.10-)
By: Nicholas Withem When: 2 days ago

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Comments: The hike in took longer than expected to we timed it on the way out. It was 50minutes from the trailhead with the 3 cairns(where the uphill section begins) to the parking lot. So maybe another 35 minutes uphill from the cairns for a total of 85mins. So keep hiking the wash until you definitely see the profile view otherwise you might go off hiking the wrong canyon.

The only anchors on this route are the cordallette wrapped on a rock on the first pitch, cordallette around a tree on the second p... more >>

Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : *Sedona Area : West Sedona : Dry Creek Road Area : ... : Mars Attacks (5.9- PG13)
By: Nicholas Withem When: Feb 21, 2016

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Comments: Route info: after parking at Devils Bridge trailhead, continue down Dry Creek Road for 700 feet(700 steps for me 6ft tall) to a drainage, basically an opening in the trail where you see the prow of the buttress rather than the port(left) side of the buttress. We left a big cairn but there are absolutely no cairns leading up the drainage at all. Its the third drainage on the right after the road. EASIEST WAY UP! The other option is to park, follow devils bridge trail and cut left basically whenev... more >>

Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : Totem-Proto Area : Pathological Optimist (5.10)
By: Nicholas Withem When: Dec 7, 2015

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Comments: Great route! take a nut for the runout at the top and definitely some small gear for the bottom just after the first few bolts to prevent a ground fall ( .75 and smaller). Chains at top are low and perfect for the lead but a little awkward for the rappel, however there is a second set you can rappel on the other side. A 70m will take you to the ground with the first set on rappel but not a 60.

Location: AZ : Central Arizona : *Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - North : Transmission (5.11-)
By: Nicholas Withem When: May 5, 2013

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Comments: Offsets would be nice for the 2nd pitch. A flaring crack presents a bit of a challenge for gear placement.

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