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Gibralter Rock is the northern prow of the shattered-looking ridge of Coconino sandstone that runs north-south between the Church Spires and Courthouse Butte. The dramatic arete hosts one of the most popular moderate routes in Sedona, Four Flying Apaches aka Sedona Scenic Cruise.

Getting There

Park at Little Horse Trailhead. Follow Bell Rock Pathway south for 0.3 miles before turning left (east) onto Little Horse Trail. After 0.6 miles, turn right onto Llama Trail. Walk south for 0.5 miles until a left turn up a wash that leads to the base of the prow. Total time: 1 to 1.5 hours

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NEW APPROACH INFO NOV 2016 The approach for this climb should follow the green (0.3mi), blue(1.1mi) and yellow indicated trails. The red route was the previous approach and is only 0.1 miles shorter than the blue trail on the way to the upper wash. Both have the same elevation gain but the red route moves through un-established terrain. Please use the existing trails to reach the upper wash so we can minimize impact. for this approach.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Gibraltar Rock

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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Sedona's Scenic Cruise
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
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