Paul Davidson on the first lead of Retirement Crac...
Area north of the barbwire fence.
From the parking area stay north of the fenceline which splits West Elden in two.
The best trail to the cliff base starts just left of a boulder called The Egg. This trail brings you to the cliff base beneath TT's Terror and Zit Slab.
Climbing Season For the West Elden area.
Weather station 4.9 miles from here
24 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Uptown
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Uptown:
Zit Slab 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
The Prow 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Uptown
Baxter Crack 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AZ
: Northern Arizona
: ... : Uptown
The Baxter Crack is located about 50 yards north of the Deception Cracks. Pass through the tunnel boulder and look up. The Spread Flake is the right facing corner. The Baxter crack is the left facing corner. Scramble up and over boulders and then up a lower angle slab with a crack. When the wall steepens head take one of two options. 1. Climb up and right through a wide crack to the cliff top. 2. Climb straight up a sweet #2 Camalot crack to the cliff top. Option #1 is proba...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
Jim Donini styles up the "5.10 Boulder" ...
Phil Condrey climbing ice in Uptown Mt Elden- late...
Another historic shot- the amazing mixed climbing ...
Scott Baxter on the crux one-finger undercling mov...
BETA PHOTO: Wide angle view of the Deception cracks area. Bewa...
Oct 6, 2014
found a rope above deception cracks, it was baking in the sun so I grabbed it assuming someone must have accidentally left it. Shoot me a message letting me know its yours and a description of it so I can get it back to you