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Description 

This is a popular toproping area, as there is easy access to the top. There are numerous easier lines, so it is also a popular area for beginning leaders. The harder lines tend to be face climbs.

There is a mix of sun and shade, so all seasons can be good. The rock is also generally great.

Getting There 

This is the hill in the valley that is surrounded on all sides by steep walls. Either 1: take the Dog Walkdown on the West Main Bluff, following it to the Chickenhead Wall on the East Main Bluff or, 2: take the trail at the end of the driveway, heading to the Chickenhead Wall from above as described in the East Main Bluff description.

From the Chickenhead wall, take the trail heading towards the Throne in the valley.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

32 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',9],['5.8',4],['5.9',4],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',2],['>=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 Throne:
Fat Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   White Trash Wall
Diagonal Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   White Trash Wall
Boston Rag   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   White Trash Wall
Albino Rhino   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 55'   South Side & Albino Rhino W...
Poison Ivy   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 55'   Poison Ivy Wall
You Crack Me Up   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   White Trash Wall
Patio Direct   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   The Plaque Wall
White Trash   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   White Trash Wall
Past the Jugs   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'   South Side & Albino Rhino W...
Instant Karma   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   The Plaque Wall
Quantum Leap   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 40'   South Side & Albino Rhino W...
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Featured Route For The Throne
Working the FFA

Bereavement (Formerly "Dreadlock Rasta") 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : ... : The Plaque Wall
Considered to be one of the most beautiful walls in Arkansas. This route follows the most obvious weakness on the left center of the wall with excellent movement the entire way. Start as for Instant Karma then go right through dihedral, clip a fixed pin, head out right onto the face through a finger crack, horizontals, and finish with a seam using the small crimps on each side up to a small dihedral and roof. One last long move to good ledges and the glorious finish. Climbs more like a face than...[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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