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5.10 TR TR 
Baxter Crack T 
Bold is Love T 
Bolt Ladder Boulder 
Bonobo 
Chicken Fixin's T 
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 Eagle T 
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

For the West Elden area.

Weather station 4.9 miles from here

26 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['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'   
Zit Slab   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Right Deception Crack   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'   
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Now Smell This 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Uptown
Place a directional in the crack, then reach high for the first clip. Climb up crack to a stance, then stretch right for some pockets to establish yourself on the overhanging, colorful face - the crux. Continue up, then right to the arete, then up again. Round the arete and finish up slabby terrain. For a more difficult start, stick clip the second bolt and climb straight up small edges and dyno for the rounded ledge - 12+. "Instead of hiding our heads in a prayer cloth and building walls ag...[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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