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August Traverse T 
Beehive T 
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Dr. Demento S 
Fresh Air Traverse T 
Hard Times S 
Hart Route S 
Misgivings T 
North Central Variation to the Hart Route T 
Pedrick's Chimney S 
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Gargoyle Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 33.5192, -111.9694 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Wall south of the monk leading to the summit of the head.

Getting There 

Approach using headwall routes and walk past Praying Monk

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.5 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',6],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['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 Gargoyle Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gargoyle Wall:
North Central Variation to the Hart Route   5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   
Hart Route   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Sport, 4 pitches, 150'   
Hard Times   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Sport, 3 pitches, 210'   
Chimera   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Sport, 2 pitches, 230'   
Aerial Combat   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Sport, 3 pitches, 240'   
Unknown   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 3 pitches, 260'   
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Featured Route For Gargoyle Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber on first pitch of aerial combat

Aerial Combat 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Gargoyle Wall
P1- 8 bolts to 2 bolt anchor. Start is 20 feet left of the beehive route. 1st bolt is left of the two story cave at the base of the wall. Crux is pulling over the second bolt and it is height dependent. If you are shorter than 5ft 8in it may be harder. (115 feet)P2- The first three bolts are shared with Cholla Traverse. After 3rd bolt trend up and left then follow bolts (6) up to two bolt anchor in a band of red rock, on the right side of large ledge. 9 bolts total. (125 feet)P3- Same as the Fre...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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