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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, James DeRoussel, 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
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
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: The route.

Chimney Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  AZ : *Sedona Area : ... : Hidden Tower
The chimney cleaving the west face is hard to miss. This can be done in two pitches, with a set of chains at about 80-90', but easily links into one pitch. Cool, varied chimney climbing with a couple trickier spots. There are cracks throughout some of the chimney, and 6 bolts, making this pretty well-protected for a chimney. The top anchors are on a blocky ledge about 10' left of the actual top of the chimney. A short pitch of blocky, ledgy mid-5th class leads to the summit (can be linked with t...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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