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Description 

The Arizona Strip might as well be in Utah, as far as getting to it from the rest of AZ. Desert limestone Crags... Not of lot of info here. Yet?

Getting There 

Northwest corner of Arizona.

Climbing Season



Weather station 25.2 miles from here

29 Total Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['5.12',11],['5.13',7],['>=5.14',1],['',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 Strip:
Unknown   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 6 pitches, 350'   Lime Kiln
Brutus   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   Virgin River Gorge : Mentor Cave
Bloody Mary   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Virgin River Gorge : Blasphemy Wall
Mesquiter    5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 110'   Lime Kiln
Don't Believe the Hype   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   Virgin River Gorge : Planet Earth Wall
Mentor   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Virgin River Gorge : Mentor Cave
Forever Man   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Virgin River Gorge : Sun Cave
Vesper   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   Lime Kiln
Mantis   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 110'   Lime Kiln
Homo Faber   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 110'   Lime Kiln
The Honeycomb   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 110'   Lime Kiln
Joe Six Pack   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Virgin River Gorge : Planet Earth Wall
Dark Boy   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Virgin River Gorge : Blasphemy Wall
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Featured Route For The Strip
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Mentor 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Mentor Cave
Super classic! If you can stand the road noise and the guys breaking into your car, this is the route you want to be doing while you are here. Climbs out the Mentor cave (just right of the Blasphemy wall) on great pockets, edges, sidepulls... the whole kitchen sink. Very Steep!Somewhere toward the middle you even get a leg thread to cop a rest. Once you pull out of the cave onto the headwall, you lose sight of your belayer - and the road noise ensures you can't communicate verbally. Just a he...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By Shawn Heath
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From: Forchheim, Germany
Feb 3, 2014
Since I had no idea what the hell "The Strip" was and you may not either, here's a Wikipedia article about it: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona_...