Rad Rock is the higher of the two most prominent rocks visible from the parking area. It lies just behind Trad Rock. Rad Rock contains a number of difficult sport routes in the 5.10-5.11 range. All in all, it's a great sport crag in an unbeatable setting.
From Tucson, had east on I-10 to exit #303 (Tombstone/Bisbee). Turn right (south) on Arizona Highway 80 and drive for about 20 miles. Just before Tombstone, turn left onto Middlemarch Road. Follow this rough gravel road for almost ten miles to Forest Road 687. Make a left, towards the West Stronghold and follow this dirt road another two miles north. Make a final right turn on a dirt road that leads to a circular parking area. The crags are visible from the road.
Browse More Classics in Rad Rock
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rad Rock:
Hairs on Fire 5.10b R Sport, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Fire in the Hole 5.10c Sport, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Liquor and Porn 5.11a Sport, 1 pitch, 75 feet
Gringo en Quema 5.11b Sport, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Hotter than a Three Peckered Goat 5.11b Sport, 1 pitch, 90 feet
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