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Sterling Pass

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L to R R to L Alpha
Bellyful of Moonshine T 
Confederacy of Dunces T 
Counterfeit T 
Der Ficken (aka Jesus on a Rubber Cross) T 
Do Wrong Right T 
Heart and Soul S 
Moonshiner T 
Pocket full of Horses T 
Sterling Sliver T 
unknown- aka "Firecracker" T 
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Sterling Pass 


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Elevation: 6,000'
Location: 34.9329, -111.7598 View Map  Incorrect?
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Original summit register, FA account of "The Well ...

Description 

a nice collection of sandstone cracks


Getting There 

Great Dihedral is to the west of Sterling Pass, approached from the end of Dry Creek Rd. On the East side are several other established routes. Approach these from trail head just north of Manzanita Campground along Oak Creek.


Climbing Season


10 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sterling Pass:
unknown- aka "Firecracker"   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Heart and Soul   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
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Featured Route For Sterling Pass
St. Christophers Tower, Heart and Soul.

Heart and Soul 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Sterling Pass
Heart and Soul ascends the prominent blunt aręte on the east face of St. Christopher’s tower. This aesthetic spire was originally done via the north face A2 route, “The Well of Souls” in January of 1996 by Raimonde, Stih, Clark. Heart and Soul is one of the finest sport spires anywhere and a true Burcham/Tatum masterpiece! The arrangement of fantastic climbing and a surreal location is sure to put this spire near the top of the list of classic Northern Arizona routes. While the climbing is thoug...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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