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Mormon Canyon

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Mormon Canyon  


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Description 

The routes of Mormon Canyon are back country adventure routes of a serious nature. Approaches are 1 to 1.5 hours but are well worth the sweat.

Getting There 

Turn off of highway 89A onto Jordan Road. At the "T" junction turn left and drive past the Adobe style homes following Forest Access signs and onto the dirt road. The parking area at the end of this road has been recently renovated and the old shooting range is gone. Park, drop into the drainage on the right and turn left. Mormon Canyon is accessed by hiking up this wash.

Climbing Season



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12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',9],['5.11',1],['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 Mormon Canyon:
Goliath   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 200'   
Made In The Shade   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 550'   
Earth Angel   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 700'   
Touched By An Angel   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 650'   
Scrotum Pole   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R     Trad, 3 pitches, 120'   
Mormon Mission   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 500'   
Duck for Cover   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For Mormon Canyon
Zion pitch. Stupid.

Touched By An Angel 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  AZ : Sedona Area : ... : Mormon Canyon
Touched By An Angel climbs a heavenly crack system on the hidden North Face of Earth Angel. Guarded only by a short section of north face garden swacking, the climbing and unique quality will not disappoint. P1. Simple belay takes small nuts. From belay bubble, step right into a finger crack and up toward the steep potato chip flair with a crack in the back. Pull the wild lip, and move up into varied terrain on quality stone. Belay at tree ledge. 125'. 2 bolt belay. 5.10 Move belay left 40ish fe...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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