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Obscure Rock  


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Submitted By: jbak on Mar 28, 2006
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Description 

Sunny most of the day.

Getting There 

West of Mistreater is Faded Rock, west of that is Obscure Rock. Best approach is the trail along the backside of all three rocks then wind around the west end of Obscure and down to the base.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.3 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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 Obscure Rock:
Won't Die Hedral   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 45'   
Bogeet Mondoo   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Aurora Blues   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Obscure Rock
Erica Bigio working Bogeet Mondoo on the left and Aleix Serrat-Capdavilla is back from injuries and sending Won't Die Hedral.

Bogeet Mondoo 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Obscure Rock
Climb pretty high and clip the first bolt while jamming in a pocket. (A small cam is optional.) After a few fun layback moves, the climb goes slightly right to an okay stance. Move back left to good holds, fire the crux, and hang on for a few more steep moves with big holds. Nice climbing here....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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If you get caught in a thunderstorm, there's a nice dry spot under the north wall of Faded Rock.  Looking out past Obscure Rock.
If you get caught in a thunderstorm, there's a nic...

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By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Apr 12, 2012
There's quite a few routes here (at least 3 or 4) where supplemental gear would be quite helpful in making the bottom sections safer.
By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
Oct 28, 2012
Has anyone climbed Obskewered (5.8, gear) since the fire ten years ago? The rock is exfoliating and the line seems sketchy and difficult. I bailed.