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Elevation: 4,456 ft
GPS: 36.15739, -115.49386
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Description Suggest change

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 ranging 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 Suggest change

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 Willow Spring

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 330
Tonto
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 200
Crooked Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 204
Peaches
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 81
Chocolate Tranquility Fountain
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 97
Pillar Talk
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 618
Ragged Edges
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 216
Black Track
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 78
Nadia's Nine
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 132
Sole Slasher aka Bigfoot
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 126
Kemosabe
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 301
Plan F - first pitch (5.10a)
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 224
Chicken Eruptus
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 67
The Graduate
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 167
Left Out
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 81
Plan F
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tonto Ragged Edges Area
 330
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Crooked Crack Ragged Edges Area
 200
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Peaches Children's Crag
 204
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Chocolate Tranquility Fountain Willow Springs South
 81
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Pillar Talk Willow Springs South
 97
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Ragged Edges Ragged Edges Area
 618
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Black Track Hidden Falls Wall
 216
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Nadia's Nine Willow Springs South
 78
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Sole Slasher aka Bigfoot Hidden Falls Wall
 132
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Kemosabe Ragged Edges Area
 126
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Plan F - first pitch (5.10a) Ragged Edges Area
 301
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Chicken Eruptus Ragged Edges Area
 224
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad
The Graduate Graduate Cliff
 67
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Left Out Hidden Falls Wall
 167
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Plan F Ragged Edges Area
 81
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Trad
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