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Elevation: 4,500 ft 1,372 m
GPS: 34.81932, -111.79305
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Shared By: Orphaned on Mar 22, 2006
Admins: Greg Opland, Brian Boyd, JJ Schlick, Kemper Brightman, Luke Bertelsen

Description Suggest change

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 Suggest change

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

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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
 328
Original Route
Trad 5 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
 14
South Face, The Dodger
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 28
Andy Kaufman Crack
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 8
The Stage
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 40
Rusty Cage
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 38
Vortex in a Can
Trad 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 21
The Pirate
Trad 3 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c R
 10
Fat Bastard
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5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 8
Freedom
Trad 3 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 13
1999
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5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
 4
Cobra Vision
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Original Route Mace
 328
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
South Face, The Dodger S Mesa > Dodger
 14
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R Trad 2 pitches
Andy Kaufman Crack N Mesa
 28
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Stage N Mesa
 8
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rusty Cage N Mesa
 40
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Vortex in a Can S Mesa > S Mesa
 38
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
The Pirate Middle Mesa
 21
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Fat Bastard N Mesa
 10
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c R Trad
Freedom S Mesa > S Mesa
 8
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 3 pitches
1999 N Mesa
 13
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad
Cobra Vision N Mesa
 4
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad 4 pitches
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