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The Sailing Wall

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The Sailing Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,500'
Location: 35.24091, -111.61831 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Apr 23, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Looking down at the top section of Coldsnap on the...


The Sailing Wall hosts a fine collection of pocketed warmups with grades from 5.8- through 5.11. It's good place to get started if you have hiked straight up, and a few of these are the easiest lines up here.

Getting There 

Follow directions for Higher Solitude Canyon. It is located just below the Main Wall on the trail.

Climbing Season

For the Solitude Canyon area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Sailing Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Sailing Wall:
Stack of Waves   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Whitecap   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Sundial   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For The Sailing Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Dean on the Sundial.

The Sundial 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : The Sailing Wall
The Sundial is the left most route on the formation. The line is hard to miss as it climbs a large leaning pillar of sorts. A bouldery beginning leads to better holds along the obtuse left arete. Another little boulder move protects the anchors. Best to have someone follow this line to clean the draws......[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Rock Climbing Photo: Dean near the top of the Sundial 5.10+, Sailing Wa...
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