Cottonwood Mesa Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Southern most point of 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.
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