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Areas in Cathedral Rock Area

Dodger, The 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Mace, The 7 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 8
Middle Mesa 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
North Mesa 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
South Mesa 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2

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.

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Kevin Kent
Flagstaff, AZ
Kevin Kent   Flagstaff, AZ
What are the names of the small tower/fins between South Mesa and Middle Mesa?
Also what is the name of this tower which is attached at the bottom to South Mesa? Dec 7, 2015
Richard Fernandez
Flagstaff, AZ
Richard Fernandez   Flagstaff, AZ
Did the Mace on Sunday, Feb 1st. Last pitch is a blast, one of the best pitches I've done in a while. Although I found it a bit harder than 5.9+, more like a 5.10b. Physically demanding route you'll use every part of your body on. Great top out. We opted out of the lean/jump pitch because of 40+ mph winds. Long pants and shirts are useful for the full body jams! Have fun! Feb 2, 2009

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