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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- HVS 4c Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Big Bruno 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 4 pitches, 300'
Stroke it Gently 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13 Trad, 4 pitches
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The Glory Road 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Barks Canyon Wall
The first 2 pitches are great, the last 2 not so great. P1: Climb the open book to a large ledge with a bolt. 5.6 P2: Climb down and right to another dihedral, this one with a small overhang. Up the dihedral, pull the small overhang (5.7, a bit awkward but easy) then face & crack to a belay ledge. P3: Traverse right and slightly down (3rd & 4th class) to a moderate crack. Follow the crack up to a belay ledge. P4: Head up the chimney, then up and left to reach the belay bolts atop the wall....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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