Elevation: 4,500 ft
GPS: 34.819, -111.793 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Orphaned on Mar 22, 2006
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

Description

Cathedral Rocks area includes the famous Mace as well as some other great routes, located in the complex of mesas and towers just west of 179 from Back O' Beyond Road.

Getting There

Turn west on Back O' Beyond Road from 179 and drive to the trailhead (south side) near it's end.

24 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cathedral Rock Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
 12
South Face, The Dodger
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 258
Original Route
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 26
Andy Kaufman Crack
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
The Stage
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Rappel Route
TR 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 33
Vortex in a Can
Trad 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 30
Rusty Cage
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 17
The Pirate
Trad 3 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R
 7
Fat Bastard
Trad
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
Freedom
Trad 3 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 12
1999
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
 3
Cobra Vision
Trad 4 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
 3
Enter the Vortex
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
South Face, The Dodger S Mesa > Dodger
 12
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R Trad 2 pitches
Original Route Mace
 258
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Andy Kaufman Crack N Mesa
 26
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Stage N Mesa
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rappel Route Mace
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b TR 2 pitches
Vortex in a Can S Mesa > S Mesa
 33
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Rusty Cage N Mesa
 30
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
The Pirate Middle Mesa
 17
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Fat Bastard N Mesa
 7
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad
Freedom S Mesa > S Mesa
 7
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 3 pitches
1999 N Mesa
 12
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad
Cobra Vision N Mesa
 3
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad 4 pitches
Enter the Vortex S Mesa > Dodger
 3
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R Trad 3 pitches
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