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The Muttonhead dome is the slightly less prominent dome to the left of the Sheepshead as viewed from the Sheepshead parking area. Much of the climbing on this dome is mixed trad/sport routes. The rock quality is generally solid but a helmet is definitely still a good idea.
Follow the same general approach for the Sheepshead. Once you reach the base of the Sheepshead take the trail that heads westward along the base of the formation and starts heading up the gully between the Sheepshead and the Muttonhead. After about five to ten minutes there will be a faint climbers trail that diverges from the main trail and heads west. Take this trail for another ten to fifteen minutes and you will arrive at the Southwest face of the Muttonhead dome.
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Mystery of the Desert 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 5 pitches
Tour Buses Welcome 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, 4 pitches, 320'
Unknown (L side of SW face) 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 2 pitches, 260'
The Inevitable Awaits You 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 3 pitches, 300'
Unknown (R side of SW face) 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 3 pitches, 285'
Steep Short Green Streak 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 60'
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unknown (se arete) 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A0 AZ : Cochise Stronghold : ... : The Muttonhead
engaging climbing on muttonhead's eastern side. 1st pitch has height dependent crux that most mortals will probably end up aiding. bolts on harder ground and run-outs on the easy stuff. one of the first routes of the sheepshead complex to see morning sun....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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