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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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rad Rock:
Hairs on Fire 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b R Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Fire in the Hole 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Burning Beer Time 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 80'
Liquor and Porn 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
The Blister 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 80'
Hothead 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 80'
Gringo en Quema 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Hotter than a Three Peckered Goat 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Caught in the Crotch Fire 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 85'
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