This wall has good rock for The Superstitions, which isn't saying much. Fun, mostly moderate climbs from 3-4 pitches with awesome scenery. Seems remote despite it's close proximity to the Peralta trailhead.
Park at the Peralta trailhead. Take the Bluff Springs Trail for about 1.5 miles over a ridge and into Bark Canyon. Turn left and scramble up the climbers trail to the base of the cliff.
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The Long Lead 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Big Bruno 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 4 pitches, 300'
Stroke it Gently 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad, 4 pitches
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The Long Lead 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Barks Canyon Wall
A fun 3 1/2 pitch route with spectacular scenery, decent rock (for The Supes), and some exposure. P1: Make a few face moves to get into a squeeze chimney. Ascend the chimney and cracks to a ledge. A short 5.6ish pitch. P2: Step up and right over a pocketed face, then up and left into a large right-facing dihedral (visible from the ground.) Climb up the dihedral until a face up and right brings you to a large ledge with a 2 bolt anchor. 5.8, 140'. P3: Scramble up and left into a wide chimn...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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