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Cottonwood Mesa 

Colorado City Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.98557, -112.9752 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Dan L on Feb 27, 2012
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Description 

The climbing in the area is much like Zion rock. It is part of the vermillion cliffs(AZ)/Cannan Wilderness(UT). The local people are mostly harmless and nice, however, crazy looks and the feeling of being out of place is common.

Getting There 

Located 45 miles east of St. George or 32 miles west of Fredonia.

Climbing Season

For the The Arizona Strip area.

Weather station 1.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Colorado City Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Wally's Route

Wally's Route 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Cottonwood Mesa
Pitch 1: Start in the 10 ft tall chimney, mantle and arrive at a bolt that protects some loose offwidth/sport until a solid hand crack. Climb an amazing hand crack that eventually turns into a chimney, arrive at a 3 bolt anchor (5.9+)(90 ft). Pitch 2: Make a few (5.7) moves in a hand crack and arrive into a large chimney, stay out of the chimney and face climb (sparsely protected) the remainder of the pitch at easy 5th class, arrive at a 2 bolt anchor(30 ft)....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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