Elevation: 4,641 ft
GPS: 32.323, -110.693 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 31,079 total · 157/month
Shared By: bw1 on Mar 24, 2005
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Brian Boyd

Description

This south facing rock makes a nice outing during the winter and has some nice variety of both grade and type (trad and sport, 5.8-5.12). Note that some of the routes need two ropes. Some nice ones here include "One Green Spot" (5.9+ sport), "Parallel Ventures" (5.10b bolts/small gear), and "Crooked Sky" (5.10d face/gear).

Getting There

Park in the lot at milepoint 4.7 and take the steep trail which starts at the north end and follows over the east ridge. Once atop the ridge and just past a fence the trail will continue down to the rock.

30 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Ruins

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 66
One Green Spot
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 59
Techno Savage
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 74
Medicine Bag
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
No Excuses
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Crooked Sky
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 73
Black Feather
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 13
Four Crows
Sport 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 23
The Big Pow Wow
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Eating Crow direct
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 37
Duh Bulge
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
Lost Feather
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
The White Eyes Arrive
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 7
Before Limitations
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 6
Fear of Intimacy
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Jug Hunter
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
One Green Spot
 66
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Techno Savage
 59
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Medicine Bag
 74
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
No Excuses
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Crooked Sky
 3
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Black Feather
 73
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Four Crows
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
The Big Pow Wow
 23
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Eating Crow direct
 7
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Duh Bulge
 37
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Lost Feather
 21
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The White Eyes Arrive
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Before Limitations
 7
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Fear of Intimacy
 6
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Jug Hunter
 4
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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