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
26 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',14],['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
Bold is Love 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c AZ
: Northern Arizona
: ... : Uptown
Start ten feet right of the initially dirty, mossy crack system, on a flake jug on the face. Climb good, slabby features left and up to the crack system previously mentioned. Climb a few moves up the low angle wide crack(beware of your rope falling into a slot just above), then angle slightly left up the slabby dihedral with a seam that offers some protection just before a ledge is encountered on your left. Use the ledge, or not, and continue up the crack line that leads to the steep, striking p...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
Jim Donini styles up the "5.10 Boulder" ...
BETA PHOTO: Wide angle view of the Deception cracks area. Bewa...
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...
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