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The Alley Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: 1. Tornado in Peril 2. Javelina Hardman 3. Unknown

Description 

This area is less than a minute from the Coop and has potential for several longer, good-quality lines. To get to the Alley, follow the short trail uphill from the Coop toward the large, obvious slot. Summits in this area provide a great vantage point for folks climbing on the Coop.

Getting There 

See overview photo

Climbing Season

For the Lower Devil's East (LDE) area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For The Alley
Rock Climbing Photo: Arjun on an early ascent of Tornado in Peril

Tornado in Peril 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : The Alley
This is a surprisingly fun route with varied climbing, good rock, and an old-school feel.Start in the chimney on the left side of the Alley. Stem, Face Climb, or Chimney up 40' to a large ledge. Clip a bolt, then head up and slightly left to a second bolt. From here continue up aiming to the right of a small shrub on the ledge 70' above. The crux is after the ledge - head straight up past a bolt (5.10) to an anchor just below the summit.Descent: Do NOT rappel the entire route. Rappe...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

Photos of The Alley Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Yet-unclimbed feature in the alley
Yet-unclimbed feature in the alley
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down on The Coop with the Coop Scoop spire...
Looking down on The Coop with the Coop Scoop spire...

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By Marcy
From: Tempe/Tuscon, AZ
May 24, 2010
Consider staging/leaving packs at the Coop, especially if heading back to Javelina Hardman, as it is a much larger area than the latter.

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