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Central Arizona 1075 / 996 / 132 / 563 / 0 / 25 / 0 / 1 / 2588
Northern Arizona 1070 / 876 / 25 / 573 / 1 / 47 / 0 / 0 / 2477
Southern Arizona 932 / 1609 / 118 / 559 / 0 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 3004
Elevation: 3,832 ft
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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+
The Bat Cave
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b A0 R
What's My Line?
Trad, Aid 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Wasteland
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Old Man
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sedona's Scenic Cruise
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Mars Attacks
Trad, Sport 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Original Route
Trad 5 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Isaiah
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Forest Lawn
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
The Peacemaker
Sport 7 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Endgame
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Black and Tan
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Warpaint
Trad 5 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
The Totem Pole
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
The Prow
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Bat Cave Northern Arizona > … > Priest Draw > Bat Roof
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
What's My Line? Southern Arizona > … > E Stronghold > Cochise Dome (What's M…
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b A0 R Trad, Aid 3 pitches
The Wasteland Southern Arizona > … > E Stronghold > Wasteland
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Old Man Southern Arizona > … > 4 - Windy Point West > S Fin
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sedona's Scenic Cruise Northern Arizona > … > Gibraltar Rock Area > Gibraltar Rock
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Mars Attacks Northern Arizona > … > Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, Sport 4 pitches
Original Route Northern Arizona > … > Cathedral Rock Area > Mace
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Isaiah Northern Arizona > Flagstaff Crags > Oak Creek Canyon Overlook
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Forest Lawn Southern Arizona > … > Rockfellow Group > Bastion Towers
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
The Peacemaker Southern Arizona > … > Sheepshead Area (… > Sheepshead
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 7 pitches
Endgame Southern Arizona > … > Rockfellow Group > End Pinnacle
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Black and Tan Northern Arizona > … > Waterfall* > Main Amphitheater
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Warpaint Southern Arizona > … > W Stronghold > Westworld Dome
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad 5 pitches
The Totem Pole Central Arizona > … > Lower Devil's Canyon > Totem-Proto Area
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
The Prow Northern Arizona > … > Paradise Forks > Prow
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
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