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Areas in 07-Willow Spring

Case Face, The 6 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Children's Crag 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Gold Digger Slab 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Goodman Peak 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Graduate Cliff 4 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Hidden Falls Wall 4 / 4 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Lost And Found Crag 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Lost Creek Canyon 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Lost Creek Lower Tier 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Mossy Ledges Area 16 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
Mother's Crag 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Outhouse Wall 6 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Owl, The 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Ragged Edges Area 25 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 25
Red Rock Wash 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Smitty's Caterpillar 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Willow Springs Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 26 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 26
Willow Springs South 20 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 20
Access Issue: RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details

Description

Willow Springs is located roughly seven miles along the loop road. It is host to several single pitch traditional climbs of very good quality. The approaches are generally short and easy. One can find climbs from 5.6 to 5.11 in the area. Some of the climbs are shaded most of the year making them a good early outing to beat the summer heat. The parking is limited and it can get crowded on weekends with good weather. There are outhouses at Lost Creek parking lot and Willow Springs picnic area. The presence of Indian rock art is one of the draws to the area. Please respect these historical markings and do not climb anywhere they are present. Recommended routes are “Ragged Edges” “Little Big Horn” “Black Track” “Left Out”. Some multi pitch routes can be found on the tier above Lost Creek. There are some quality boulders in the picnic area too. This area has an abundance of short accessible hikes and a children’s discovery trail. Please set a good example for all those spectators.

Getting There

Drive about 7.5 miles into the scenic loop, then turn right on the paved two-way road leading into the Willow Spring area. Park soon for routes in the southern part, or continue farther in for climbs back near Ragged Edges.

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Classic Climbing Routes at 07-Willow Spring

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 215
Tonto
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 107
Crooked Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 125
Peaches
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 56
Spiderline
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 402
Ragged Edges
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 118
Black Track
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 41
Karate Crack
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 46
Nadia's Nine
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 69
Bigfoot - aka Sole Slasher
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 83
Kemosabe
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 153
Plan F - first pitch (5.9)
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 147
Chicken Eruptus
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
The Graduate
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 77
Left Out
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 59
Plan F
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tonto Ragged Edges Area
 215
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Crooked Crack Ragged Edges Area
 107
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Peaches Children's Crag
 125
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Spiderline Outhouse Wall
 56
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Ragged Edges Ragged Edges Area
 402
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Black Track Hidden Falls Wall
 118
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Karate Crack Outhouse Wall
 41
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Nadia's Nine Willow Springs South
 46
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Bigfoot - aka Sole Slasher Hidden Falls Wall
 69
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Kemosabe Ragged Edges Area
 83
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Plan F - first pitch (5.9) Ragged Edges Area
 153
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Chicken Eruptus Ragged Edges Area
 147
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad
The Graduate Graduate Cliff
 33
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Left Out Hidden Falls Wall
 77
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Plan F Ragged Edges Area
 59
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
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