West Sedona Rock Climbing
West Sedona is a local divide in town, and separated from Sedona proper by the large hill west of the "Y" on 89A.
West Sedona is also the gateway to such classics as Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride 5.9, Mars Attacks 5.9, The Golden Spike 5.11+, and The Red Planet 5.13. These routes, and many more fine lines are spread out across the formations which define the Dry Creek basin, and in the deep canyons that tumble off the rim. It is a stunning landscape.
From the "Y" of 89A and 179, head west on 89A towards Cottonwood. Dry Creek Rd will be several miles down and on the north side of the road.
The GPS coordinates below are for the start of Dry Creek Road.
Weather station 1.9 miles from here
70 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',22],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in West Sedona
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Sedona:
Featured Route For West Sedona
Oski 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c AZ
: *Sedona Area
: ... : Fay Canyon
A Red Rocks route with Sedona atmosphere. Great views, well protected on very good rock. All day shade.Pitch 1) 40' 5.9 Sport. Start in a pointy tree, or campus in from 5' left of the tree on jugs (V2). Follow 4 bolts to a big ledge, then walk left to belay under a roof.Pitch 2) 90' 5.11 Sport. Pull the roof and follow bolts to a sweet little belay seat. 10 bolts. Great Pitch!!!Pitch 3) 60' 5.9 crack. Traverse right past 3 bolts to a corner. Don't place gear too soon in the corner (drag...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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