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
173 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',21],['3 Stars',72],['2 Stars',59],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Sedona
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sedona:
Featured Route For Sedona
Vortex in a Can 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b AZ
: *Sedona Area
: ... : South Mesa
P1: Clip a couple bolts then head left into a layback flake. Climb this until it seems like it's going to disappear, then head right over a small roof, where you will find another bolt.P2: Move over easy slab with bolts.P3: The crux. Move left from the belay up a steep arete into a corner. Move right out of the corner over steep ground to clip a couple bolts. Then head right again and up. Finish back to the left over steep jugs to a chain anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
BETA PHOTO: Sedona Overview Map
Amazing view from a tower top
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