Elevation: 5,684 ft
GPS: 34.614, -112.55 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: BCramer on May 3, 2007
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, Brian Boyd, JJ Schlick, Kemper Brightman
Access Issue: Falcon Closures from February 1st until July 15th Details

Description

Several areas worth noting in the basin beneath the main Granite Mountain cliff. Rock quality varies from fine-grained rock found at the main cliff to a coarser grained rock interspersed with chunky, chickenhead like intrusions.

Getting There

Use the same trailhed parking areas as for Granite Mountain.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Granite Basin Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 13
Hang Ten
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 10
Flake Thing
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 6
Banzai
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 4
Southwest Ridge
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Golden Arches
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Original Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
True to Form
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Ay, Caramba
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Twin Cracks
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Hamburger Helper
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
Bonkers
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hang Ten Waves of Rock
 13
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Flake Thing Waves of Rock
 10
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Banzai Waves of Rock
 6
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Southwest Ridge Lizard Head
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Golden Arches Boulderland > Southeast Face
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Original Route Waves of Rock
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
True to Form Boulderland > Southeast Face
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Ay, Caramba Boulderland > Southeast Face
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Twin Cracks Boulderland > N Side
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Hamburger Helper Boulderland > Northeast Face
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Bonkers Boulderland > Southeast Face
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c TR
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