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5.10 TR TR 
Baxter Crack T 
Bold is Love T 
Bolt Ladder Boulder 
Bonobo 
Five Easy Pieces T 
Gone Fishin' T 
Inferno T 
John's Jugs T 
Left Deception T 
Magic Static 
Megadeath T 
Middle Deception Crack T 
Now Smell This S 
PMC T 
Prow, The T 
Retirement Crack T 
Right Deception Crack T 
Right Elephant Crack T 
Slab Problem 
Spread Flake T 
TT's Terror T 
Verse in Ragtime T,S 
Zit Slab T 
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Uptown Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Area north of the barbwire fence.

Getting There 

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



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]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Uptown

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Uptown:
Slab Problem   V4- 6B     Boulder, 13'   
Five Easy Pieces   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Baxter Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 60'   
Right Deception Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Zit Slab   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Verse in Ragtime   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Prow   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Middle Deception Crack   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
John's Jugs   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, 65'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Jim Haisley snags the coveted second ascent of Meg...

Megadeath 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Uptown
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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Jim Donini styles up the "5.10 Boulder" ...
Jim Donini styles up the "5.10 Boulder" ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Phil Condrey climbing ice in Uptown Mt Elden- late...
Phil Condrey climbing ice in Uptown Mt Elden- late...
Rock Climbing Photo: Another historic shot- the amazing mixed climbing ...
Another historic shot- the amazing mixed climbing ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Scott Baxter on the crux one-finger undercling mov...
Scott Baxter on the crux one-finger undercling mov...
Rock Climbing Photo: Wide angle view of the Deception cracks area. Bewa...
BETA PHOTO: Wide angle view of the Deception cracks area. Bewa...

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By mikerob456
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

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