Elevation: 4,460 ft
GPS: 36.157, -115.494 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: M. Morley on Feb 16, 2004
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when 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
 264
Tonto
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 146
Crooked Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 65
Pillar Talk
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 159
Peaches
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 67
Spiderline
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 489
Ragged Edges
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 159
Black Track
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 58
Nadia's Nine
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 94
Sole Slasher aka Bigfoot
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 105
Kemosabe
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 198
Plan F - first pitch (5.9)
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 179
Chicken Eruptus
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 43
The Graduate
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 111
Left Out
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 69
Plan F
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tonto Ragged Edges Area
 264
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Crooked Crack Ragged Edges Area
 146
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Pillar Talk Willow Springs South
 65
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Peaches Children's Crag
 159
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Spiderline Outhouse Wall
 67
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Ragged Edges Ragged Edges Area
 489
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Black Track Hidden Falls Wall
 159
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Nadia's Nine Willow Springs South
 58
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Sole Slasher aka Bigfoot Hidden Falls Wall
 94
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Kemosabe Ragged Edges Area
 105
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Plan F - first pitch (5.9) Ragged Edges Area
 198
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Chicken Eruptus Ragged Edges Area
 179
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad
The Graduate Graduate Cliff
 43
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Left Out Hidden Falls Wall
 111
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Plan F Ragged Edges Area
 69
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
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