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Areas in Arizona

Central Arizona 1064 / 1013 / 148 / 572 / 0 / 23 / 0 / 1 / 2605
Northern Arizona 1165 / 974 / 47 / 636 / 1 / 49 / 0 / 0 / 2734
Southern Arizona 942 / 1684 / 122 / 583 / 0 / 11 / 0 / 3 / 3116
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Welcome to Arizona!

Arizona is purported to have more exposed rock than any other state in the US. The bad news is that it isn't ALL climbable. The good news is that tons of it is great for pulling on! Granite, qaurtzite, dacite, basalt, limestone, sandstone, gneiss, monzonite, welded tuff, and a thousand other kinds of stone to pull down on.

From the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff and Paradise Forks in the north, to the crags of Granite Mountain, the Superstitions, and Queen Creek, and finally south to Mount Lemmon and Cochise Stronghold, we have it all! Cracks of all sizes, wide, thin, edges, pockets, jugs, sport, trad, bouldering, big walls, no approach, big hike...whatever you're psyched about! The one thing we're a little short on in most areas is crowds, but that's a good thing.

We also have the best year 'round climbing possibilities in the country with crags at just about every elevation imaginable. Between that and the large percentage of sunny days, there ain't a whole lot more you could ask for!

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Classic Climbing Routes at Arizona

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V3+ 6A+
 122
The Bat Cave
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b A0 R
 171
What's My Line?
Trad, Aid 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 144
The Wasteland
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 141
Sedona's Scenic Cruise
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 179
Mars Attacks
Trad, Sport 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 78
Magnolia Thunderpussy
Trad 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 219
Original Route
Trad 5 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 83
Forest Lawn
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 226
The Peacemaker
Sport 7 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 127
Endgame
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 106
Black and Tan
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 128
Warpaint
Trad 5 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 83
The Totem Pole
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 128
The Prow
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 80
The Winsloner
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Bat Cave Northern Arizona > … > Priest Draw > Bat Roof
 122
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
What's My Line? Southern Arizona > … > E Stronghold > Cochise Dome (What's…
 171
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b A0 R Trad, Aid 3 pitches
The Wasteland Southern Arizona > … > E Stronghold > Wasteland
 144
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Sedona's Scenic Cruise Northern Arizona > … > Gibraltar Rock… > Gibraltar Rock
 141
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Mars Attacks Northern Arizona > … > Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin
 179
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, Sport 4 pitches
Magnolia Thunderpussy Central Arizona > … > Granite Mtn > Middle Section
 78
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Original Route Northern Arizona > … > Cathedral Rock… > Mace
 219
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Forest Lawn Southern Arizona > … > Rockfellow Group > Bastion Towers
 83
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
The Peacemaker Southern Arizona > … > Sheepshead Area… > Sheepshead
 226
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 7 pitches
Endgame Southern Arizona > … > Rockfellow Group > End Pinnacle
 127
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Black and Tan Northern Arizona > … > Waterfall* > Main Amphitheater
 106
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Warpaint Southern Arizona > … > W Stronghold > Westworld Dome
 128
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad 5 pitches
The Totem Pole Central Arizona > … > Lower Devil's C… > Totem-Proto Area
 83
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
The Prow Northern Arizona > … > Paradise Forks > Prow
 128
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
The Winsloner Northern Arizona > … > Winslow Wall > W Side
 80
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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