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Routes in Sabino Canyon

Colorado Crush T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Echo Dancer T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Hard to Swallow T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Heart of a Rhombohedron T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Kor Wall T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mission Control T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Naked Prey, The T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tongue of Death T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Yabbadabbadoo! T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Description

Located in northern Tucson, this recreational area charges a fee to park and another to ride the shuttle. Climbing is allowed but not encouraged. The Acropolis, Whipple Wall and Kor Wall are @ 500' tall walls of gneiss. It can be loose in spots and great otherwise. This is a trad area, not a sport climb to be found.

Getting There

From center of town, head north on Swan to Skyline Drive and take that road east to Sabino Canyon Rd. Pay the fee ($7) and ride to your crag.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sabino Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Kor Wall
Trad 5 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Colorado Crush
Trad 5 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Kor Wall 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Colorado Crush 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 5 pitches
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Gunkswest   CA
As of 10 February 2015, fee was $8 for adults. Parking/tram operates 9am-430pm during winter months (mid-December - June).

sabinocanyon.com/trail_sc.php Feb 10, 2015
Get off at stop 8, not 7!, for Kor wall and walk back down the road to the obvious gully that goes all the way up to the wall. Dec 20, 2009
Shuttle Fee as of 12/09: $8.00 Dec 11, 2009

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