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',8],['2 Stars',7],['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'
Watermelon 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
The Point 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Featured Route For Downtown
Twilight Zone 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
: Northern Arizona
: ... : Downtown
The Twilight Zone crack sits in a small alcove about 100 yards south of the barb wire fence. Climb a moderate slab with small gear to the back of the alcove. From here powerful face climbing leads to nice hand and fist jams up the steep crack. The moves out of the alcove are difficult to protect.This route stays dry in a light rain.Rappel from a tree or take the walk down 100' to the climber's right....[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).