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Coffeepot Rock  

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Elevation: 4,500'
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Coffeepot Rock is one of the most recognized and prominent rock formations in the Sedona Area, featured repeatedly on postcards in every shop in town. As you might expect, it looks like a big... well, coffee pot, from the south.

There are a few routes on the formation, including two hardman jobs (old school 5.11), and the original sort of mountaineering rock route that offers some fun climbing and route finding as you wend your way up the rock.

Getting There 

Provided by Kole:
Park at the Soldier Pass Trail head. Head north down the Soldier Pass jeep road. After a few minutes you'll see Forest Road 9904B on the right and Tea Pot trail on the left. Go left on Tea Pot trail. After a few more minutes look for a small side trail heading right at a group of boulders. This trail will cross a indistinct wash shortly. Go left into this wash and look for a fairly good trail heading toward the nose of Coffee Pot.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Coffeepot Rock:
Original Route   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 6 pitches, 400'   
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Mighty tough Jake Tipton breaking trail to True Gr...

True Grit 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b AZ : *Sedona Area : ... : Coffeepot Rock
True Grit is a old trail established by some darn tough dudes. Any cowpoke looking to ride this bronco better saddle up tight and hold on!P1 Start in a chimney and stem up to a slot. Rustle up the gumption to squeeze behind the chockstones. Above, things pretty lonely as you chimney far away from the nearest drink of gear. Eventually find gear out right and belay higher on a bush stance. 5.9R, 150 feet.P2 Saunter up to the loose bandit block, mount that stallion, careful not to harm your pard,...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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