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Pointed Dome Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.8748, -111.7372 View Map  Incorrect?
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Pointed Dome on the left, Queen Victoria on the ri...


One of the most prominent landmarks in Sedona yet rarely climbed because there is no easy way to the top. Unlike most Sedona spires there is no real natural weakness on this formation, and it's a miracle that it's free-climbable at all.

Getting There 

Follow the Queen Victoria Directions.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Pointed Dome

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pointed Dome:
South Face   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: South Face Topo

South Face 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c AZ : *Sedona Area : ... : Pointed Dome
The only route on one of the most prominent features in Sedona. Classic climbing but very runout. The crux is well protected, but there are potential bone-breaking falls on 5.9-ish terrain. Bloom's book says to stick clip the first bolt, but I really can't see how this would help since getting to the first bolt is no big deal and the climbing doesn't get runout until after the crux bulge.Pitch 1: 5.7 100' from the ledge scramble up a series of ledges towards the big chimney. Belay at the bas...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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