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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

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['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
Corndog Spire   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   Corndog Spire
The Happy Ending   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spire
Black Arrow   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 330'   Dry Creek 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: The route.

Original Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AZ : *Sedona Area : ... : Ten Minute Spire
A clean, right-facing dihedral with a fist-OW crack leads to a pull over a blocky bulge into the upper chimney. This cool squeeze chimney leads up past 1 bolt to a ledge and anchors. Scramble up slabs to the summit and downclimb to rap off....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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