East End Wall Rock Climbing
The East End Wall
The East End Wall is a velvety looking, steel grey wall on the far east side of the South Side of the canyon. When seen from across the canyon several very thin lines leave a lot to the imagination. All day shade...
From the camping area walk east along canyon rim.
Climbing Season For the *Williams/ Sycamore Canyon area.
Weather station 9.7 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in East End Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East End Wall:
Rapture 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Featured Route For East End Wall
Rapture 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b AZ
: Northern Arizona
: ... : East End Wall
Rapture is a stunning pitch. From start to finish this varied line serves up everything from bouldery face climbing to splitter cracks, as well as, the classic roof section. Its one of the better basalt pitches around at the grade. Rap down to suspended boulder at 90', fixed belay. The first 15' of climbing off the belay is fantastic and bouldery, as you follow an arching seem with just enough holds to keep it in the V0 range. Once you start plugging gear in the thin crack, be sure to take adva...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
By JJ Schlick
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Jun 9, 2013
I just wanted to put it out there that the giant hanging column in the middle of this wall is one of the most frightening balance jobs I have ever come across for a piece of stone that size. I have examined the base of this column up close specifically inspecting its load bearing points. I won't go near the thing again as tempting as The cracks on both sides look. Frankly, after two decades of new routing, I have never had a section of cliff give me the heebee geebies like this thing. My 2 cents, take it or leave it. Elsewhere in the Volunteer section a route is described climbing up this feature...
By Rusty Pipe
Nov 14, 2013
Thanks for reporting this. I had mentioned such a route in a discussion on the main page that climbs up the left side of the column if you cross over to it after finishing the hand crack on Experimental Forrest. We had come into it higher so never saw or even considered how precariously balanced that pillar is. I'll delete my mentioning of such a route and let your warning stand alone.