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Dry Creek Road Area  


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A big (300ft) unclimbed? wall in long canyon.

Description 

This area is in the westernmost part of Sedona and (interestingly enough) located off Dry Creek Road, north of highway 89.

Getting There 

Drive west on 89 to reach Dry Creek Road, then head north. The road turns to dirt after a while. Continue to parking as described for routes here.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

32 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',16],['5.11',9],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dry Creek Road Area:
Basketball Dome   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches   Boynton Canyon
Dry Creek Spire   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spires : Dry Creek Spire
Mars Attacks   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 350'   The Fin
The 3 Amigos   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 120'   Boynton Canyon
Free Beer   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Dry Creek Spires : Beer Bottle Spire
Tiptoe Through the 2 Lips   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   Long Canyon
2 Legit 2 Quit    5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 5 pitches, 400'   Bear Mountain Area : Fay Canyon
Lost Huecos   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b R     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Lost Huecos Wall
Spaceballs   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   The Fin
Black Arrow   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 330'   Dry Creek Spires : Dry Creek Spire
The Happy Ending   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spires : Dry Creek Spire
Unknown   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Lost Huecos Wall
Big Corner   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   The Fin
Tomahawk Tower   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Brins Mesa
Aladdin's Lamp   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Brins Mesa
Stone IPA   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Dry Creek Spires : Beer Bottle Spire
Oski   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   Bear Mountain Area : Fay Canyon
Desert Mule   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 225'   Secret Canyon
The Golden Spike   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 5 pitches, 600'   H.S. Canyon
Red Planet   5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   The Fin
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Featured Route For Dry Creek Road Area
A shot of the pitch 2 traverse, Mars Attacks.

Mars Attacks 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  AZ : Sedona Area : ... : The Fin
Located on Dry Creek Road in west Sedona, Mars Attacks is a neo classic moderate, with a variation and uniqueness of pitches that only the desert can provide. This well traveled line seems to be getting harder over time, as key footholds on the first pitch slowly disappear into the wind. The route starts on the aforementioned slab, on the west side of the buttress, well left of the Big Corner.Park at the Devil's Bridge TH, and walk 0.2 miles down the road to a very conspicuous and well cairned t...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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