Elevation: 4,229 ft
GPS: 33.272, -111.042 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 179,225 total · 1,050/month
Shared By: Mike on Sep 17, 2006 with 2 Suggestions
Admins: Aaron Mc, Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick
Access Issue: Must Register! Private Property-The Pond, Atlantis and Mine Area Details

Description

Despite having arguably the best climbing in Queen Creek, Lower Devil's Canyon gets relatively little traffic due to it's difficult aproach.

Getting There

Take the Magma Mine Road past the Oak Flat campground. After 1.5 miles, turn left onto the dirt road FR315 (close the gate behind you!).   Head south and then southeast along FR315 after 2 miles, you'll descend into a valley, Hackberry Creek.  Head east along the valley (for the Road Area, head west instead); after 1/2 mile, the road will start ascending to the parking area.  The last 1/4 mile going to the parking area is rather rough.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lower Devil's Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 37
Easy Street
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 35
Smokin' The Toad
Trad
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 18
El Throatchoker Grande
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 25
Dacite Conspiracy
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 15
Accelerated Climbology
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 26
The Fruits of Optomisim
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 35
Drop 'em South
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 38
The Shmotem Pole
Trad 3 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 20
Centipede Corner
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 19
Damsels in Distress
Trad, Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 46
Pathological Optimist
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Octabulgey
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 113
The Totem Pole
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 12
Eyes of the World
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Gabriel's Watch
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Easy Street Hackberry Creek
 37
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Smokin' The Toad Hackberry Creek
 35
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
El Throatchoker Grande Lower Devil's E… > Lunchbox
 18
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Dacite Conspiracy Hackberry Creek
 25
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Accelerated Climbology Lower Devil's E… > Climbology Area
 15
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Fruits of Optomisim Totem-Proto Area
 26
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Drop 'em South Totem-Proto Area
 35
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Shmotem Pole Lower Devil's E… > Shmotem Pole
 38
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Centipede Corner Lower Devil's E… > Lunchbox
 20
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Damsels in Distress Glitter Box Area
 19
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Sport
Pathological Optimist Totem-Proto Area
 46
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Octabulgey Refuge > Torch > Bulges
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
The Totem Pole Totem-Proto Area
 113
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
Eyes of the World Glitter Box Area
 12
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Sport
Gabriel's Watch Refuge > Godhead South > Face of God
 3
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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