Elevation: 3,561 ft
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Description

Queen Creek and its many volcanic towers is the home of central Arizona sport climbing and bouldering. The rock is volcanic tuff and the routes go from deep-pocket pulling down to tiny-edge crimping, depending on the area. Many of the routes here were established between the early '90s and present day.

Getting There

Queen Creek Canyon is found above the small town of Superior, AZ, about an hour's drive (depending where you start) east of the metro Phoenix area. Drive through Superior headed east, go up the hill and the various areas will be found after you get through the big tunnel.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Queen Creek Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 86
Pocket Warmer
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 100
Easy Pool
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 71
Follow Your Heart
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 94
First Born
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 90
Dead Pool
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 139
Giggling Marlin
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 65
Ride the Wild
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 228
Pocket Puzzle
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 88
Neptune
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 77
Grumpy after Eight
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 101
Arete Horizon
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 76
Pocket Party
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 61
In Seam
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 96
The Totem Pole
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 80
The Soft Parade
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pocket Warmer Pond
 86
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Easy Pool Pond
 100
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Follow Your Heart Pond
 71
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
First Born Atlantis > Atlantis S Side
 94
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Dead Pool Pond
 90
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Giggling Marlin Atlantis > Atlantis S Side
 139
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Ride the Wild Mine Area > Lower Looner Land
 65
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Pocket Puzzle Pond
 228
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Neptune Atlantis > Atlantis N Side
 88
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Grumpy after Eight Atlantis > Atlantis S Side
 77
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Arete Horizon Pond
 101
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pocket Party Pond
 76
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
In Seam Pond
 61
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Totem Pole Lower Devil's C… > Totem-Proto Area
 96
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
The Soft Parade Pond
 80
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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