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This area includes the east-facing formations found in Devils Canyon proper, including the main Glitter Box area as well as the Totem Pole and surrounding routes.
Driving directions/parking: Follow driving directions from main Lower Devil's Canyon page. With high clearance 4wd you can park at the end of the road (the ant hill). This is also a popular primitive camping spot, as evidenced by the increasing number of fire pits. Without high clearance 4wd, park off the road as far as you are comfortable driving and hike the rest of the way in. Parts of the last segment of the road between the Hackberry parking pullout (just past the windmill) and the end of the road is the roughest of the entire drive in.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Glitter Box Area:
Three Amigos 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch
Hidden Splendor 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 85'
World Vision 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
All That Glitters 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Hammerhead 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport, 75'
Sublime Line 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 2 pitches, 140'
Summer Assault 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 140'
Adios Larry 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Sport, 2 pitches, 160'
Gold 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Damsels in Distress 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 160'
Eyes of the World 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
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Damsels in Distress 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Glitter Box Area
The delightfully long line that is on the east facing face of Glitter Box. To get there, it's just out of the "alley" where "Eyes of the World" is, and about 5-10m north along the base of the cliff. First bolt is about 30' up! It's noted as sport in Marty's book: "Climb up the vertical face past 12 bolts to a 2 shut rap. 160'. Double line rap" (though someone left a quicklink at a bolt about 25 m from the top to enable two single line raps if you trust rapping off one bolt from 1990). A fantasti...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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