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Moose's Butte Area

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Moose's Butte Area 


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Elevation: 4,500'
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Administrators: Greg Opland, James DeRoussel, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Orphaned on Mar 22, 2006
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Description 

This area includes the towers and formations found on the ridgeline that runs roughly east/west along highway 89 where it starts up Oak Creek Canyon. I'll add a better description later...

Formations include (but not limited to): Pointed Dome, Queen Victoria, Moose's Butte, Teapot Rock, etc.


Getting There 

Routes in this area are approached from parking off Schnebly Hill Road. Parking and approach instructions included for the formations/routes individually.


Climbing Season


16 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',6],['5.11',4],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Moose's Butte Area:
Regular Route   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   Queen Victoria
Epitaph   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   Flying Buttress
Technicolor Corner   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Flying Buttress
Moose's Butte Regular Route   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 500'   The Moose's Butte
Skyline   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 4 pitches   The Moose's Butte
Wild Wild West   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 5 pitches, 300'   The Teapot
Pope's Dick   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R     Trad, 4 pitches, 70'   The Moose's Butte
Arch Enemy   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 6 pitches, 400'   Flying Buttress
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Extreme Adventure in Sedona AZ. Topo by Kenny Powell.

Arch Enemy 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  AZ : Sedona Area : ... : Flying Buttress
P1: 5.9 fingers to ow crack. P2: 5.11- climb diagonally left past thin crack to bolted, exposed face over arch. P3: 5.10 hands thru a roof, clip directional bolt then traverse left oonto face (do not climb 10+ bulge/ow.)P4: Climb past many bolts (mostly 5.10) then 5.11+ crux to sustained difficult terraine to bombay squeeze. P5: 5.8ish bolted traverse. P6: Climb 5.10 corner and ow to 4th class and summit!...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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