Cottonwood Mesa Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Wally's Wall
There are climbs in both North and South exposure, but overall west aspect. The rock quality is mostly good and resembles Zion rock.
Located directly east of Colorado City. A local pond can be found on the east side of town. From here find a good parking spot, look up at the closest cliffs (Wally's Wall) and hike 20-30 minutes to the base of the cliffs.
Climbing Season For the The Arizona Strip area.
Weather station 1.5 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Cottonwood Mesa
Second-hander 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b AZ
: Northern Arizona
: ... : Cottonwood Mesa
Start on the left side with a huge broken chimney, arrive at a bolt and traverse right (5.10C) passing another bolt. Arrive at a 8 ft section of loose, flaring offwidth that is protected by a bolt. Reach high and jam solid, wonderful thin hands for the remaining 60 feet. The last ten feet narrows down to thin hands/wide fingers (5.10+) to a two bolt anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
BETA PHOTO: Southern most point of Wally's wall