Elevation: 3,452 ft
GPS: 33.174, -110.78 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 34,935 total · 198/month
Shared By: 1Eric Rhicard on Apr 26, 2007
Admins: Jared LaVacque, Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Brian Boyd
Access Issue:
  • Portions of the approach and cliffs of this area are on private land.
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Description

This west and north facing zone has a ton of long routes and you will want to take your 70M rope. More orange in color the wall is steep and over 100 feet tall. It has the highest concentration of quality 5.11 and 5.12 routes at the Homestead. Bring a lot of draws and some endurance.

With only a few 5.10 climbs the wall sees little visitation by moderate teams.

Getting There

From the drainage continue past Slate Nation's trail to the left. A bit farther on you will find two or three large saguaro cactus on the right side of the drainage. A cairn marks the steep but short hike to the base of the wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rough Rider Zone

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 64
Roughians
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 39
Chimera
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 54
Riders on the Swarm
Sport 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 29
Don't Disrespect The Cattle
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 54
Morning Mate
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 25
Crosstafarian
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 22
Riders on the Swarm Extension
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 39
The Rough Rider
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 23
Tough Enough
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 24
One With Everything
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 77
Cold Fusion
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 24
Crescendo
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 9
Gamble on John
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
Send Train Surfer
Sport
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 16
The Riddler
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Roughians Rough Rider Wall
 64
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Chimera Cow Town Buttress
 39
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Riders on the Swarm Rough Rider Wall
 54
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Don't Disrespect The Cattle Cow Town Buttress
 29
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Morning Mate Cow Town Buttress
 54
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Crosstafarian Rough Rider Wall
 25
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Riders on the Swarm Extension Rough Rider Wall
 22
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Rough Rider Rough Rider Wall
 39
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Tough Enough Rough Rider Wall
 23
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
One With Everything Rough Rider Wall
 24
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Cold Fusion Rough Rider Wall
 77
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Crescendo Rough Rider Wall
 24
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Gamble on John Rough Rider Wall
 9
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Send Train Surfer Rough Rider Wall
 10
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
The Riddler Rough Rider Wall
 16
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport
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