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Faded Rock

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Just southwest of the Mean Mistreater Wall. There is a large southeast facing wall and a north facing wall in a gully.

Getting There 

Take the same approach for Mean Mistreater. Continue along the face past a large gully to another southeast facing wall with large broken right facing dihedrals.

Climbing Season

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Faded Rock:
Seventh Sojourn   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch   
Question of Balance   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 2 pitches   
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Eternity Road 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Faded Rock
Some questionable rock at the bottom and near the crux made this climb a little unnerving as did a very old ring piton at the crux. A bolt has replaced the manky old pin since there isn't natural pro nearby. I turned the bulge left of the pin then worked back right to the crack the first time up. The second time (with a new bolt next to the old pins location) I stayed just left of the crack and found the moves to be pretty hard. With help from Jim Scott and Geir Hundal, I added a 5.11- R two...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By 1Eric Rhicard
May 30, 2010

Joy of Cooking 5.11- 1/4 inch buttonheads and fixed pins replaced with bolts. 5/29/10

By 1Eric Rhicard
May 30, 2010

Two bolt rap station was installed at the top of Seventh Sojourn. Might need a 70 to get all the way down but a 60 should get you into the gully for an easy downclimb. More easily accessed than the anchors of Wrecking Ball.