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Santans 


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Submitted By: ldsclimber on Apr 28, 2011
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Description 

Perfect for Fall, Winter, and Spring climbing. Its 30 minutes from the EV and excellent for learning to place gear. Phoenicians have been climbing here for at least 30 years.


Getting There 

From Mesa take the 60 to Ellsworth and head south till it Ts with Hunt High Way. Head East for 1/2 mile then turn South at the first stop light.Drive 2 miles and take a right once the pavement end. Drive to the end of the dirt road approximately 6-7 miles. You'll see Owls Head facing toward the eastern horizon.


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['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Scott sporting some Christmas spirit on the right most crack of the head wall

Intimidation 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Owls Head
Starts in a swallow left facing dihedral on the arete of the huge left facing dihedral in the middle middle of the face. Follow left arching crack to ledge then pic a line to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By ldsclimber
From: Queen Creek AZ
Feb 12, 2012

*** BE WARNED CLIMB AT GREAT RISK TO YOUR WALLET***