BETA PHOTO: Balin Wall (center) w "Show of Shows" highlighted
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
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Erbanay 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c AZ
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From the gully walk out a small ledge to a dead tree (jan 09). Climb up the mixed flake/crack with plentiful gear to just under the roof, then traverse left 12' (past a hole with good big stopper and/or smaller full size camming unit) to a belay either below or above the roof. A variation climbs straight off the end of the flake and over the right end of the roof (also 5.8+). Be warned, if you go up 1/2 way through the traverse (above the pro hole), the moves are balancy and steep and could be h...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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