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North Fin hosts a very high concentration of quality rock routes ranging from 5.7 to 5.13. With both trad, sport, and mixed climbs there is something for everyone, and rock quality is generally excellent. It is also very accessible from Windy Point making it a popular destination.
Driving up the Catalina Highway, park at Windy Point (mp 14.3). Cross teh highway and hike out the ridge just behind the restrooms.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Fin:
Slippery When Wet 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
Agatha Christie (Direct) 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'
Nang 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 160'
The Edge of Da-light 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch
5 O'Clock Shadow 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Histoplasmosis 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 130'
Air Monsters 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
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Rocket Science 5.13 8a 29 X- E7 6c AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : North Fin
Begins with 5.10 climbing up face and shallow dihedral to very overhung headwall. Climb micro crimps and positive edges through hard, long, bouldery and varied moves. Exit the headwall up and left through more hard moves, gaining decent holds before less overhung, pumpy 5.12 to the chains. Excellent climbing and location despite a few glued holds low on the headwall....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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