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Elevation: 5,500'
Lat, Long: 34.5456, -112.4691 Map Incorrect?
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Jan 24, 2012
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Description 

Prescott is a beautiful little city, and she is loaded with granite!! From the awesome bouldering of Groom Creek to the 500' wall of Granite Mt., to the tricky folds of the Dells, Prescott has a substantial list of quality routes both trad and sport. Add to that the basalt areas Thumb Butte and Sullivans Canyon, as well as the quartzite Promised Land, and you have a perfect mid elevation destination, to either shake the cold of NAZ, or to cool off from the lower deserts.


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274 Total Routes


['4 Stars',38],['3 Stars',129],['2 Stars',76],['1 Star',19],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',23],['5.7',10],['5.8',22],['5.9',27],['5.10',66],['5.11',33],['5.12',7],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',30],['V2-3',25],['V4-5',15],['V6-7',9],['V8-9',7],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Prescott Areas:
The Wave   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 10'   Groom Creek : Main Boulders
Facelift   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Groom Creek : Main Boulders
Moonstone   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   Groom Creek : Main Boulders
New Moon / Eclipse   V8 7B     Boulder, 10'   Groom Creek : Main Boulders
Dislocation Direct   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Granite Mountain : Swamp Slabs
The Classic   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Green Savior   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 350'   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
The Easy Chair   5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Granite Mountain : Right Section
Said and Done   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Crack Lover's Variation   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Coatimundi / Candyland LInkup   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Magnolia Thunderpussy   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Reunion   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 250'   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Candyland   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 450'   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
The Slammer Jam   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
The Hotline (aka Hiccup Delux)   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Kingpin   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b PG13     Trad, 5 pitches, 450'   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Jump Back Jack Crack   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Granite Mountain : Right Section
Coatimundi Whiteout   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, 5 pitches   Granite Mountain : Middle Section
Solomon   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 70'   The Promised Land : Solomon Area
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Bolted belays not marked on this pic. The second bolted belay would be just out of view here.

Coatimundi / Candyland LInkup 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Middle Section
Mentioned under the Coatimundi Whiteout (5.11) route I thought this deserved to be added as is it's likely the best moderate link-up on the mountain.P1: Start on CW with a 5.8 pitch to a bolted belay.P2: Continue in the corner system 5.9 to another bolted belay just over the roof. P1 and 2 will link with a 70m but it's a stretch with the hardest climbing right at the end. NOTE: A traverse to the left in the middle of the pitch is noted in the Falcon guide, it may be easier but probably not for t...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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