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Northeast Face Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Greg DeMatteo on May 25, 2007
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  • Description 

    The narrow buttress end of Thumb Butte with some of the best climbs that the Butte has to offer. Typically shady.

    Getting There 

    Follow the climbers trail from the shoulder around the south face until the Butte curves around to hiker's left.

    Climbing Season

    For the Thumb Butte area.

    Weather station 0.3 miles from here

    8 Total Climbing Routes

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

    Classic Climbing Routes in Northeast Face

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Northeast Face:
    Heart Route   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
    Mecca   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
    Koran   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
    David's Climb   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
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    Featured Route For Northeast Face
    Rock Climbing Photo: At the base of Koran with Austin Kessler belaying ...

    Koran 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Northeast Face
    Essentially a protectable face climb with 3 drilled pins on the upper section. Begin up the obvious thin crack to the right of Mecca. Thin protection in the crack leads to great face climbing up the dark, steep terrain above. Highly recommended and a full value climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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