Elevation: 4,500 ft
GPS: 34.907, -111.849 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Derek Field on Feb 7, 2007
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Description

Simply put, this canyon has some of the highest potential for new routes in all of Sedona. With only a few existing routes, the only crowd you'll find here are vortex goers.

The routes are rarely climbed, so it can be a bit loose and chossy.

Getting There

Boynton Canyon is accessed from the Boynton Canyon trailhead.

From highway 89A in West Sedona, turn north onto Dry Creek Road. Follow this road as it becomes Boynton Pass Road. At the first 3-way intersection, take a left to continue on Boynton Pass Road. At the second 3-way intersection, take a right onto Boynton Canyon Road. After a few hundred yards, the parking area will present itself on the right.

The trail into the canyon is easy with some rocky parts.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Boynton 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
 5
Basketball Dome
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Sinagua Spire
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
The 3 Amigos
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 13
Original Bandito
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Karma Corner
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 35
Nirvana
Trad 3 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Aeolian Hollow
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5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
Incognito Bandito
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Fifty Foot Spire
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Frito Bandito
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Cracked Code
Trad 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 3
Legends Never Die
Trad 5 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 12
Watch Out, Grandpa
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5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 8
Krakatoa
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Basketball Dome Basketball Dome
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Sinagua Spire Sundeck Area
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
The 3 Amigos Three Amigos
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Original Bandito Kachina Woman
 13
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Karma Corner Enchantment Wall > Enchanted Alcove
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Nirvana Nirvana Buttress
 35
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Aeolian Hollow Sundeck Area
 3
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Incognito Bandito Kachina Woman
 5
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Fifty Foot Spire Fifty Foot Spire
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Frito Bandito Kachina Woman
 12
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Cracked Code Mystery Spire
 3
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Legends Never Die Lost Mountain
 3
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 5 pitches
Watch Out, Grandpa Enchantment Wall > Grandpa Buttress
 12
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Krakatoa Krakatoa
 8
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad 5 pitches
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