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The Prow

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The Prow 


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Elevation: 7,000'
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Jan 30, 2006
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Description 

Not surprisingly, The Prow, is the pointed intersection of the two canyons of Paradise Forks. There are lots of good, long routes at The Prow and it's popular with climbers. During the summer season, it's mostly sunny in the morning, but in the shade later in the day, at least the side facing the Sine Wall.


Getting There 

The Prow Area is south along the same side of the canyon that contains Pillow Wall, at the intersection of the two canyons.


Climbing Season


19 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['5.12',6],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Prow:
Mayflower   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Fool's Game   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Ship Of Fools   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Jolly Roger   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
UKD (Unusual Killing Device)   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Cheeseball   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Crow's Nest   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Prow   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Yardarm   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 40'   
On The Edge   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Mayflower Direct   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Mutiny on the Bounty   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Shittin Bricks   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Sail Away   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch   
Shotgun   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Rumbleseat   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For The Prow
Paul Davidson (leading) and Steve Grossman on the first ascent of the Prow (1978).

The Prow 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  AZ : Paradise Forks : The Prow
The Prow is one of the classic routes at the Forks and Northern Arizona. Protected by almost all .75 or green camalots this route starts at the base of a good ole fashion OW. From there the well protected small hand crack heads up and up, finally turning into a decent hand crack and then topping out at the top of the cliff. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Shot of the whole wall, climber is on Mayflower.
BETA PHOTO: Shot of the whole wall, climber is on Mayflower.
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By Dean Hoffman
Feb 7, 2006

When climbing on the Prow wall please try to find suitable gear anchors or use trees far from the edge. Please try to fight the urge to rap off the lone pine tree at the lip. Due to increased traffic over the years erosion is becoming a problem and well you kind of feel sorry for that ole tree.

By Robbie Brown
From: Flagstaff, AZ
6 days ago

anyone find a pair of TC pros?