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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The Hotline (aka Hiccup Delux) 5.10 AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Middle Section
The Hotline links the first pitch of the Nose to the 2nd pitch of Cat's Pajamas to the final pitch of Reunion- a striking line up the Flying Buttressp1: Climb a scrub oak fifteen feet until you can make difficult face moves to gain the crack system. OW and jam through the awkward pod into a flared crack going from tight hands to fingers. Move left through the quartz band to the base of the steep flare- belay here (5.10)p2: Climb the flare which is wide and gently overhanging at first to stee...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ