Steve Grossman cruises out from under the initial ...
Area south of the barbwire fence.
From the parking area follow the mountain bike trail south and around the fence line. From here look for access to the climber's trail that follows the cliff base.
Climbing Season For the West Elden area.
Weather station 4.9 miles from here
18 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Downtown
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Downtown:
Cracktus 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 60'
La Diosa 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
The Point 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Watermelon 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For Downtown
La Diosa 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b AZ
: Northern Arizona
: ... : Downtown
Very visually pleasing this route has great moves with good exposure. Greg P. claims it as the best route he's climbed at this area. Gear with one bolt, starts just left of Flameout. Climb up the rolling slab, protecting the .75 crack and then through the OW and slabby face to large ledge system. The real business comes right off the ledge, be sure to find the tricky #1 camalot before making the moves to the bolt, steep balancey climbing on big holds through one bolt, pulling up to a th...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
BETA PHOTO: Parking Pullout & Forest Service Kiosk
From: Ouray, CO
Apr 18, 2014
The Description here regarding the location of the Downtown climbs is pretty vague since the "fence" seems to be on the left hand side of the road completely opposite of the crags? Anyways, Park at (or hike to) the right hand (East side) pullout with a Forest Service kiosk with a map and follow the trail to your right to access the downtown area (which is the wall slightly to the right and behind the trees to this kiosk).