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.
Weather station 4.9 miles from here
24 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',12],['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
Megadeath 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a AZ
: Northern Arizona
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Megadeath shares the same start with Five Easy Pieces (FEP). When FEP cuts up and right Megadeath climbs a nice hands crack to a small ledge. From here layback around the overhang to a nice stance. Then launch up hands to ow crack making a great left reach to the clifftop just as the climbing gets really hard.Descent - Scramble down 4th class terrain right of PMC or rap from bolts atop the Right Deception Crack....[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