Williams/ Sycamore Canyon Areas
Colin Cox on the FA, in warm conditions.
The greater Williams area has some fine climbing indeed. Both Paradise Forks and Volunteer Canyon are found in the sprawling forests south of Garland Prairie, on the rim of Sycamore Canyon. These columnar basalt canyons are home to some of the best crack climbing in Arizona.
Bill Williams Mt. is home to The Balls, an old school Bob Murray bouldering area, as well as some newer sport attractions. Don't miss out on Bill Williams Spire, AKA Finger Rock if you are in the mood for a small adventure. The Center Pinche Area is also found out here, as well as the land of a thousand climbs, Sycamore Point.
Follow directions for the individual crags.
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Ice Cream Dreams, AKA Acid Test Crack 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
: Paradise Forks
: The Gold Wall
Acid Test Crack or Ice Cream Dreams... Know it as either, but love it all the same. This route was listed as Acid Test Crack in Tim Toula's historic, A Cheap Way To Fly, and many locals refer to it as such, with all do respect to Heinz. Definitely one the best sections of 5.12 fingers at the Forks!Start out by bouldering fractured rock on thin holds to gain the crack proper. This section is a bit touch and go, and many preplace a cam above this section on rappel to protect it, however, many do...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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