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The Stone Cove Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 35.1015, -111.55613 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, James DeRoussel, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Mar 22, 2011
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Stone Cove is an excellent and compact area comprised of three different walls with both southwest and southeast exposures. There are about two dozen clean lines from V0 to V4 with good landings. Despite the moderate grades, expect unique and distinct lines. A great place for spring training.

Getting There 

Just over 2 miles from the store on Lake Mary Rd, there are two semi paved pullouts on the south side of the rd. These pullouts are within 300' of each other. Park at the second pull out.
Hike up along the west side of the gully following a fairly decent trail. The Cove Wall is up on the right, and the Hidden and Anchor Walls are up and on your left.

Climbing Season

For the Flagstaff Bouldering area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Stone Cove

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Stone Cove:
Still Waters   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   The Cove Wall
Backwaters   V3+ 6A+     Boulder, 12'   The Cove Wall
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Featured Route For The Stone Cove
Rock Climbing Photo: Swinging through into the jugs.

Backwaters V3+ 6A+  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : The Cove Wall
Backwaters is a classic little romp up some big holds on the steepest part of the bulge. Start off of little crimps and move up and left to a breast like pinch hold. Move into the good pockets above and left of this, and left again to a very good, solid jug on the right side of the Giant Hollow Flake. Square up, and toss straight up for a great finger bucket, and then a good right hand hold over the lip....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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