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The Ultimates Rock Climbing 


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Location: 35.0353, -111.7152 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mike on Jul 14, 2009
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Nice overview from the east rim.

Description 

Tributary canyon to Oak Creek Canyon, offers many sandstone sport and trad routes. *Info submitted by markguycan.*

Getting There 

Easiest entrance is from the top of Ultimate Frisbee. Exit I-17 at Newman Park, drive about 2miles then turn Right, follow this trek about a mile til the canyon is in view. Park at cairns and hike 0.07mi to the rap station at: N35*02.158 W111*42.825. *Info contributed by markguycan.*

Also accessible from the bottom of switch backs on 89a. Start as for the Lower Pumphouse routes, but hike & boulder hop up-canyon an extra 30 minutes or so.

Climbing Season

For the Pumphouse Wash area.

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',5],['5.10',3],['5.11',5],['5.12',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Ultimates

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Ultimates:
Teddy Bear's Picnic   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Young Guns   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 70'   
Pumphouse Primer   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Ultimate Dihedral   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   
White Wedding   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Ultimate Finger Crack   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 165'   
The Ultimator   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 70'   
Twist of Fate   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 215'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: In the crux of Twist of Fate Photo: Blake McCord

Twist of Fate 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : The Ultimates
UPDATE 10/3/12: “This coveted route was first aid climbed by Chris Thornley on rope-solo in 1996, just around the corner from the popular and excellent Ultimate Finger Crack. Since then, standing on top of the boulder, some have imagined, stared, and speculated the Fate of this route going free. Even fewer have ventured up with aiders, having realized the unforgiving fragility of thin Coconino cracks as a means to continue their sandy adventure for two more moderate free pitches. Specula...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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