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Puzzle Box

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R God is Neither 

Puzzle Box Rock Climbing 

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The Puzzle Box is a wide and beautifully faceted roof, horizontal at its base with a short headwall. Many problems and linkups exist including area standards Puffer Fish and Cosmic Tricycle. Rock is generally superb with some very interesting features. Caution: this roof has a sloping, uneven landing zone and some dirty topouts.

Getting There 

From the main parking area, follow a trail tracing the metal fence surrounding the aspen grove to the left. Continue into the side draw and the roof appears quickly, up the hill on the right.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Puzzle Box

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Puzzle Box:
The Hermit   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   
Puffer Fish   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   
R God is Neither   V8 7B     Boulder, 12'   
Cosmic Tricycle   V10 7C+     Boulder   
Huffalufagus   V10+ 7C+     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Puzzle Box

Cosmic Tricycle V10 7C+  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Puzzle Box
Shares a start with Puffer Fish on the bulging skirt near the middle of the roof. From the skirt, reach both hands out to the rail of sloping huecos and start heading left. At the end of the rail, pull to a big sloping undercling and match it with difficulty. Reach for two round pockets, then finish with compression moves out the steep nose. Seriously entertaining movement on flawless rock.Variations: Cosmic Bicycle (V8) starts matched at the sloping undercling and finishes out the nose...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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