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East Kelly Canyon  


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 35.0655, -111.6959 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Original Kelly.

Getting There 

Hmmm.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.4 miles from here

51 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Kelly Canyon:
Aloha Left Arete   V1-2 5     Boulder, 12'   Trailer Park
Iron Monkey   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   Donkey Punch Area
Aloha Arete   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   Trailer Park
Icy Mike   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 15'   Donkey Punch Area
Triangle Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Trailer Park
Huck Finn   V3 6A PG13     Boulder, 18'   Donkey Punch Area
Gym Wall Center   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Donkey Punch Area
Hot Carl   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Trailer Park
Laid Back   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Trailer Park
The Extreme Problem   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Donkey Punch Area
Chinese Gangfight   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   Donkey Punch Area
Sloper Problem (aka The Impossible Undercling)   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   Trailer Park
Dope Lounge   V5+ 6C+ PG13     Boulder, 18'   Donkey Punch Area
Cleveland Steamer   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Donkey Punch Area
The Slab   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Donkey Punch Area
Roof Problem Right   V6 7A     Boulder   Trailer Park
Donkey Punch   V6 7A PG13     Boulder, 15'   Donkey Punch Area
The Traverse   V7-8 7B     Boulder, 30'   Arkansas & Traverse Wall
Mother Approved   V8 7B PG13     Boulder, 22'   Donkey Punch Area
Green Mile Direct   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   Donkey Punch Area
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Featured Route For East Kelly Canyon
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Last Light V5 6C  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : North Corridor
Last Light is the logical traverse of the East wall in the Corridor. There is an absolutely fabulous series of holds moving right to left, and the slightly overhanging wall takes you on a tour of the geology of Kelly Canyon 'Holds'. From finger stack drop pockets to bare bald slopers this line has them all, and the rock quality is excellent. Do to the complex nature of the holds this line feels like a route, and would be a challenging flash for almost any climber. An added bonus is that you can...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By J. Snyder
From: Flagstaff, Arizona
Oct 22, 2014
CONDITION REPORT 
Road Closure Reminder:
The final road to Kelly Canyon is officially closed and should no longer be used! The Forest Service has made it clear that users should no longer be driving all the way to the old trailhead. Giant boulders now guard the road but incompetent users have begun to drive around this closure. Please respect this closure and DO NOT drive off road to avoid the road closure. DONT BE LAZY, PARK AT THE ROAD CLOSURE!! This will effect our overall access to this amazing area. The extra hike only takes a few minutes!