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Sam's Throne offers a variety of climbing. Mostly, though, it is a bastion of trad climbing, with a few sport routes thrown in on unprotected faces. Toproping is also popular here, due to the easy access to the tops of most routes.
This area is just up the hill from Mt. Judea, AR. The best thing would be to Mapquest that city. If coming from the north, once there, continue following AR-123 south, past a sharp left turn at a gas station. Take the next right, which is still 123. Follow it up about 4-5 miles. Sam's Throne will be on the right and is marked by a new wooden sign.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sam's Throne:
Smooth Operator 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 60' East Main Bluff : The Prow & Reality Wall
Razorback Roof 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70' West Main Bluff : Arachnophobia, Dark Side, &...
Diet Pepsi 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70' West Main Bluff : Arachnophobia, Dark Side, &...
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70' East Main Bluff : Chickenhead Wall
Windy Armbuster 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 70' East Main Bluff : Chickenhead Wall
Arkansas Reality 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 55' East Main Bluff : The Prow & Reality Wall
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Windy Armbuster 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : ... : Chickenhead Wall
Fantastic overhanging face climb up beautiful orange rock. The climbing is pump with a technical crux about 1/3 of the way up. It doesn't get much better than this. The movement and ascethitics of this climb is hard to come by. The best thing about it is that its "trad"....[more] Browse More Classics in AR
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