Rincon Mountains Rock Climbing
Michael and Joe wandering through the giant ferns ...
The Rincons form the eastern boundary of the Tucson metro area, with part of the range falling in Saguaro National Park (East). In spite of it's proximity to Tucson, everything here is very backcountry.
The Rincons cover a large area. Crags are accessed either via Reddington Pass to the north, or via Happy Valley to the east. See individual areas for detailed directions. Bob Kerry's "Backcountry Climbing in Southern Arizona" is the most comprehensive guide to climbing in the Rincons. Also see climbaz.com
Climbing Season For the Southern Arizona area.
Weather station 2.0 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Rincon Mountains
(6) Bombs Away 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c AZ
: Southern Arizona
: ... : Reef Rock on Mica Mt.
1. Climb chimney 50 feet to an awkward exit move around a block. Belay off any of a number of big trees that you will also use as the last rap station. (5.7 50 ft.)2. Straight above youll see a square roof. The next belay is on the ledge just right. Diagonal right past a sloping ledge to gain crack at small bulge. Follow this crack up to the right side of a small ledge. A fixed pin at the left end of the ledge can be backed up with small stoppers and a sling thru a tunnel. (5.8 110 ft....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ