A view from Sedona Scenic Cruise looking north, yo...
Sedona is a cherished land for many climbers. This soft sandstone, high desert paradise delivers multi pitch spire adventures, as well as trad and sport crags spread out across this region. Sedona proper includes such stunning formations as the Cathedral Spires, The Christianity Spires, Earth Angel Spire, Marges Draw, and many more. The list of excellent routes is long, and their call to adventure can be deafening. Whether you are dueling with the old school classics, or styling your way up a new school test piece, Sedona has something for everyone, as long as you don't mind a little grit in your teeth, and a slight nervousness in your stomach.
Sedona is located approximately 30 miles south of Flagstaff on hwy 89A. GPS coordinates are for the "Y" where highway 179 joins 89A.
Weather station 0.2 miles from here
183 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',21],['3 Stars',78],['2 Stars',63],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Sedona
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Sedona's Scenic Cruise 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a AZ
: Sedona Area
: ... : Gibraltar Rock
Sedona Scenic Cruise is a pretty cool moderate outing that has been gaining popularity over the last few years. The crux is often figuring out where the route is located. If you look east from highway 179 between Bell Rock and the Church Spires, there is a jagged high ridge of rock running roughly North-South. SSC goes up the leftmost formation on this ridge. At first glance, the rock looks way too shattered to be a good place for a climbing route, but surprisingly, it's pretty good.P1) 120'...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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BETA PHOTO: Sedona Overview Map
From: CO / NM
Mar 28, 2012
What is the best place in/near Sedona for cragging? We will have party members that are straight off the couch, so the location with the easiest ratings would be best.
By Robbie Brown
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Oct 21, 2012
pumphouse wash has easy stuff