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
180 Total Climbing Routes
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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
Red Lizard 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a AZ
: *Sedona Area
: ... : The Cemetery
Follow the line of bolts up the center of the buttress past numerous weird cruxes. There are often good rests. An intermediate anchor at 90' is a sensible place to stop, but you can continue on at 5.9+ through an exposed headwall. This will require two ropes or two lowers, unless you lower from a single bolt & quicklink at a point where things get low angle. From here, with backcleaning, you can lower off with a 70m rope, but it's probably a bad idea to use just one bolt as your anchor. Hon...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
Amazing view from a tower top
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