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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sedona:
The Windows Route 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 220' Steamboat Rock/Midgley Brid... : Super Crack Tower
Wild Wild West 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Sport, 5 pitches, 300' Moose's Butte Area : The Teapot
Trundlers Club 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 5 pitches, 350' Church Spires Area : Trundler's Club Buttress
The Fisher King 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 4 pitches, 380' Marg's Draw Area : Heart of Marg's Draw.
Inception 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 5 pitches, 350' Steamboat Rock/Midgley Brid... : Super Crack Tower
Arch Enemy 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport, 6 pitches, 400' Moose's Butte Area : Flying Buttress
Castles in the Sand 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 3 pitches, 150' Church Wall and Religion Wa... : Church Wall
Pussy Mind Trick (PMT) 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 350' Church Spires Area : Trundler's Club Buttress
Watchtower AKA Last Temptation 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100' Church Wall and Religion Wa... : Lower Religion Wall
Alpine Follies Hangover 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 80' Church Wall and Religion Wa... : Upper Religion Wall
Southwest Face 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b A0 Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 400' Marg's Draw Area : King Crimson
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Duck for Cover 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c AZ : Sedona Area : ... : Mormon Canyon
This is an amazing route if you like hand cracks and face climbing. Mostly well protected, with just the right amount of spice. It gets all day shade so is a good warm weather choice.Pitch 1) 5.11 140' Climb fingers in a straight in corner. Switch cracks to a hand crack thru a roof. Traverse 10' and up a steepening hand crack to a 2-bolt belay. Be careful to conserve #2 Camalots. This pitch can be split in two by belaying before or after the traverse. Pitch 2) 5.10- 100' Scramble on...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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