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Routes in AMC Boulder

Delayed Flight T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Look Sharp T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mean Streak S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mickey Mantle T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mickey Mantle alt. Start T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Reunion T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Rurpture T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Varicose T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Description

The AMC Boulder, named for the Arizona Mountaineering Club, is the second formation reached on the main climber's trail that heads up to the peak itself. The most obvious feature is the big overlapping flake of the route, Varicose, on the southern side. There are a number of good routes here and eyebolts for belaying and rappelling on the summit.

Getting There

Hike up the tourist trail from the visitor's center (looks like a big smooth dirt golf cart path). At the sign marking the climber's trail headed for the Peak, turn left and head up. The trail curves back left (south) towards Loafer's Choice Slab and the AMC Boulder.

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Classic Climbing Routes at AMC Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 51
Varicose
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 50
Mickey Mantle
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 5
Mickey Mantle alt. Start
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 23
Rurpture
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Varicose
 51
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Mickey Mantle
 50
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mickey Mantle alt. Start
 5
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad
Rurpture
 23
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
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