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
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
BETA PHOTO: Southern most point of Wally's wall