BETA PHOTO: Balin Wall (center) w "Show of Shows" hi...
Sunny typical south facing wall with a few good lines but a long approach for Windy Point. The trails (as of Jan 09) are non existent.
From Hunchback, walk S down a gully trending toward Turret Rock. Continue downhill until the top of the formation appears. There is a 45' rap off the northern side into a shady tree area and the S wall is gained via a gully.
Weather station 3.4 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Balin Wall
Show of Shows 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a AZ
: Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin...
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A Mount Lemmon classic, Show of Shows stylistically has it all: a boulder problem start, tiered ledges, thin face, and a vertical weakness. Atmospherically the crag provides stunning views of Bear Canyon below and Tucson in the distance. The route itself climbs mostly perfect stone. Definitely worth the hike on a cool or cloudy day.While technically a traditional route, Show of Shows is essentially a sport route. The one or two token pieces are easy to place and on trivial ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ