Granite Basin Crags Rock Climbing
From the top of Waves of Rock, Original Route.
Several areas worth noting in the basin beneath the main Granite Mountain cliff. Rock quality varies from fine-grained rock found at the main cliff to a coarser grained rock interspersed with chunky, chickenhead like intrusions.
Use the same trailhed parking areas as for Granite Mountain.
Climbing Season For the Granite Mountain area.
Weather station 6.6 miles from here
22 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Granite Basin Crags
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Granite Basin Crags:
Featured Route For Granite Basin Crags
Hang Ten 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c AZ
: Central Arizona
: ... : Waves of Rock
Pleasant slab climbing on a well-bolted face of high quality granite. This climb is a perfect introduction to multi-pitch climbing for novices, but the spectacular views of Granite Basin and Granite Mountain make the outing worthwhile for climbers of any skill level. There are four sets of anchors (bolt hangers only), allowing the climb to be broken into four pitches. However, the climb can be done in two pitches with a 60 meter rope. Pitch 1: The steepest climbing and hardest moves occur ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ