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Middle Elden Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 35.2328, -111.6016 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dean Hoffman on Jul 21, 2008
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Lots of potential for bolted and trad routes. Chris Tatum and Jerimiah Gentry put up several routes here.

Getting There 

Obvious canyon seen from town on eastern side of Elden. There are any number of access points to get to the Middle Elden. Basically hike along established trails up into the canyon. Many boulder problems in the lower section as you get higher up look for bolted lines on free standing pillars as you get higher in the canyon. Multiple routes and potential on upper tier as well.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Musical Skinheads

Musical Skinheads 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Middle Elden Canyon
Slabby start to pinches on the arete left then a jam, place a cam (BD #3), pull an overhang, crimps to a crack place a nut and top off....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Rock Climbing Photo: Middle Elden Canyon
Middle Elden Canyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Joel Benitez setting up for Middle Elden routes.
Joel Benitez setting up for Middle Elden routes.
Rock Climbing Photo: Lots 'o lots 'o Rox in Middle E.
Lots 'o lots 'o Rox in Middle E.
Rock Climbing Photo: Cave in Middle Elden Canyon
Cave in Middle Elden Canyon

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By Troyd
From: Chicago, IL
Mar 18, 2012

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