Elevation: 7,824 ft
GPS: 32.404, -110.697 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: GDS on Jul 18, 2006 · Updates
Admins: adrian montano, Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, Brian Boyd, JJ Schlick, Kemper Brightman

Description

The Boneyard is a great mid-mountain destination. You can climb there from early spring to early fall depending on your tolerance for cold. You can also escape the heat of summer but don't get there early. The wall is sunny in the morning and unless it is in the 80s  or cloudy wait until after 11:30 when the right side starts getting shade. It is also close enough to the road that a monsoon shower drenches you it isn't hard to get back to the car.  Bring a 70M rope and tie a knot in the end. Many routes are very long. You can easily get 1000 feet of 5.10 climbing in if you can climb 5.10 quickly. There are so many quality sport routes here, from 5.9+ to 5.12-. The area shares an approach with the uber popular Ridgeline crag and can be a welcome haven from the crowded gym-like atmosphere that can occur there.

Getting There

Park on the right pullout at milepost ~18.5 next to a quarry of white rock. Don't get too discouraged when you see 4-6 cars in this area as most of the climbers are likely at Ridgeline. The trail for both areas begins up a steep slope at the upper end of the lot. As you work your way up the drainage wash take care not to slip on polished slabs. The hike reaches a saddle intersection and breaks off to the right and to the left. Take the right trail to the base of the climbs. The approach should take approximately 15 minutes.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Boneyard

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 25
Drag Queen LaTufa
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 29
Cryptographer
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 44
Nail in My Coffin
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 45
Little Trundle Of Joy
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 24
Soaked to the Bone
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 28
Buried Alive
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 26
Sweeping Beauty
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 35
No Brainer
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 16
Master Blaster
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 12
Grave New World
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 30
Tibial Pursuit
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 23
Grave Robber
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 8
Chilled to the Bone
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 15
Jug or Not
Sport 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 20
Bad To The Bone
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Drag Queen LaTufa
 25
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Cryptographer
 29
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Nail in My Coffin
 44
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Little Trundle Of Joy
 45
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Soaked to the Bone
 24
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Buried Alive
 28
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Sweeping Beauty
 26
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
No Brainer
 35
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Master Blaster
 16
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Grave New World
 12
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
Tibial Pursuit
 30
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Grave Robber
 23
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Chilled to the Bone
 8
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Jug or Not
 15
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport 2 pitches
Bad To The Bone
 20
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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