East face of the Sphinx, left side.
A small crag that had only four routes until recently. The east face is warm on a sunny day in the winter as is the west face later in the day. Few have climbed here as the approach before the fire was pretty nasty with a lot of Manzanita. Rock is a little sharp as most rock in the Windy Point area is. Some of the new routes have some short sections of grainy stuff but that should go away with a little climbing activity.
Approach the same as Dr. Death and Paradox Rock. See SQ II. page 88.
Climbing Season For the 2 - Bear Canyon area.
Weather station 3.2 miles from here
14 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Sphinx
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sphinx:
Cling Tut 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport, 75'
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BETA PHOTO: Right side of the east face. Angle of the photo m...
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 12, 2010
Just got out here yesterday for the first time and found it to be a fun area that's nice and warm. There are several good routes with convenient clip-n-lower anchors. Good work and thanks to the FAs!