Elevation: 5,186 ft
GPS: 34.361, -111.45 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Manny Rangel on Apr 16, 2006
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, Brian Boyd, JJ Schlick, Kemper Brightman

Description

Beautiful quartzite crag just outside Pine, AZ. Routes ranging from 40ft to 300ft. 5easy-5.12.

Camping is available everywhere in the Tonto National Forest.

Getting There

From Pine drive south on Highway 87 to mile post 266.5 and look for a gravel road on the right. From Phoenix drive to mile post 266.5 and then left on gravel road. Cross cattle guard and drive south through a large clearing (primitive camping) towards the Power Line (Old County Road) and turn right. 

Drive about a 1/4 mile to roads end. Park here. Arizona Trail heads west to a fence and gate. Walk past gate a few yards then head towards the bottom of the hill and work your way downstream until a small rock face (look for cairns) appears on south side of Pine Creek. (Some folks have been walking in Pine Creek to here).

As you arrive at Pine Creek along the climbers' trail, look for the trail which rises sharply on the south side of the creek bed, just before the rock along Pine creek becomes an impassable cliff on both sides, for hikers. Follow this trail up the drainage and across the flat top for a while. Eventually the trail takes you down to the walls.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Isolation Canyon

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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 110
Green Lantern
Sport 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 52
Ordinary Bypass
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 99
Everything's Gone Green
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 60
Doubts Even Here
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 63
Mellow Yellow
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 66
Slate's Day Off
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 58
Walking Dead Arete
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 61
Kestrel's Last Stand
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 80
Life By The Drop
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 63
Angel Wing
Sport 3 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 63
Great Race
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 44
Spinous Process
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 48
Stellar Arete
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 74
Vitamin M
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 53
No White Flag
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Green Lantern Main Wall - North
 110
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Ordinary Bypass Finktion Wall
 52
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Everything's Gone Green Main Wall - Center
 99
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Doubts Even Here Main Wall - Center
 60
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mellow Yellow Main Wall - South
 63
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Slate's Day Off Main Wall - Center
 66
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Walking Dead Arete Main Wall - Center
 58
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Kestrel's Last Stand Main Wall - South
 61
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Life By The Drop Main Wall - North
 80
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Angel Wing Main Wall - South
 63
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 3 pitches
Great Race Main Wall - Center
 63
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Spinous Process Main Wall - North
 44
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Stellar Arete Main Wall - South
 48
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Vitamin M Main Wall - Center
 74
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
No White Flag Main Wall - Center
 53
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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