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The Mentor Cave is the obvious cave on the right side of the southern walls. Routes are a little shorter, but steeper.
From the parking area, drop down under the freeway and follow an obvious trail up to the walls. Approach time is about 10 minutes.
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Brutus 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 60'
Don't Believe the Hype 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 60'
Mentor 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Bowser 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 65'
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Mentor 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Mentor Cave
Super classic! If you can stand the road noise and the guys breaking into your car, this is the route you want to be doing while you are here. Climbs out the Mentor cave (just right of the Blasphemy wall) on great pockets, edges, sidepulls... the whole kitchen sink. Very Steep!Somewhere toward the middle you even get a leg thread to cop a rest. Once you pull out of the cave onto the headwall, you lose sight of your belayer - and the road noise ensures you can't communicate verbally. Just a he...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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