5 - Windy Ridge Rock Climbing
Only trouble makers hang out under brigdes.
Windy Ridge covers climbs from Geology Vista (mp 14.3) up to the Matterhorn (mp 15.7).
A good variety exists here, with some very high quality routes to be found at Middle Earth. The Outback also has a high concentration of sport climbs. Cragging at this elevation can be a little too hot in summer, and potentially quite cold in winter, making spring and fall the best seasons.
Weather station 2.9 miles from here
112 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',44],['1 Star',25],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in 5 - Windy Ridge
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Freeloader 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c AZ
: Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin...
: ... : The Helmet
From near the El Torito anchors you can see a line of letter-boxes, slopers and rails heading straight right out the 20+ foot ceiling to the center of the roof. When I realized it might go I was amazed. This extension was dubbed "Chain Gang" by EFR and that has stuck. If you start on Dwarf Toss and finish on Chain Gang, you have done one long, hard line that is completely independent of El Torito and the other cave routes... Freeloader.Vince came up with the name to underscore the fact that I ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
BETA PHOTO: Facing towards "Hitchcock"
The Windy Corner area, from the road.
Very cool! Natural bridge just off the road after ...
Jesse Morse-Brady on a the FA of a new 11+. This ...