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Dry Creek Spires Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 34.88686, -111.81319 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mike on Jul 12, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Dry creek spires. Black Arrow is on the formation ...

Description 

A nice group of 3 crags, each with convenient access. Good single & multipitch routes.

Getting There 

From the kiosk where Dry Creek Road turns to dirt, drive a few hundred yards to a small parking spot on the left, just before the road makes a dramatic left turn. Park here. All 3 crags are visible from the parking area. Cross the road and head to the crag of your choice.

Climbing Season

For the Dry Creek Road Area area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Dry Creek Spires

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dry Creek Spires:
Dry Creek Spire   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spire
Original Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Ten Minute Spire
Free Beer   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Beer Bottle Spire
Black Arrow   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 330'   Dry Creek Spire
The Happy Ending   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spire
Corndog Spire   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   Corndog Spire
Stone IPA   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Beer Bottle Spire
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Featured Route For Dry Creek Spires
Rock Climbing Photo: Tim, beyond the groveling, enjoys a happy ending o...

The Happy Ending 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  AZ : Sedona Area : ... : Dry Creek Spire
P1: (5.9) Start up a slot with a crack in back. Crux is in first 20' (JMHO) and it gets easier & more fun as the slot becomes overhanging. Finishes at a bolted belay.P2: (5.10) Continue up the mostly easy chimney system to the obvious traverse right to a bolted face. Follow the bolts up great face climbing to a bolted belay.P3: (5.10) Ascend a short offwidth past 2 bolts to another bolt line. Follow these bolts up great moves on a nice arete to a bolted belay....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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