Lower Pumphouse Wash Rock Climbing
Routes in Lower Pumphouse Wash
|Centerfold T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a|
|Prominent Arete - Unknown 13 S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Ready to Rumble A.K.A. Miss November T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13|
|Tap It T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Unamed 5.10+ S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b|
|Unamed 5.10c S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Unamed Arete S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a|
|Unamed Chimney A.K.A. Bertha 5.5 T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a|
|Unamed Cove 5.10 S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b|
|Unnamed 5.10 crack. T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b|
|Unnamed 5.10a sport S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Unnamed 5.11a mixed T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Unnamed 5.8 sport S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Unnamed 5.9 sport S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Wave - Unnamed 3, The S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|GPS:||35.026, -111.733 Google Map · Climbing Map|
|Shared By:||Mike on Jul 15, 2009|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
DescriptionShort cragging on sandstone in a beautiful, shady canyon. Mostly sport, but a few trad routes also. Rock quality ranges from very good to not so good. This is a nice place to beat the heat when the rest of Sedona is baking hot.
To the best of my knowledge, most routes were put up by Dave Pastor and are unnamed. If anyone has more info, please contribute anything you can provide.
Getting ThereAccess is from 89a, where Pumphouse Wash enters Oak Creek Canyon.
From Sedona: drive North up 89a (towards Flagstaff) to the bottom of the switchbacks and park. There is a small sign for Pumphouse Wash on the right.
From Flagstaff: drive South on 89a (towards Sedona) to the bottom of the switchbacks. The switchbacks start immediately after the Oak Creek Overlook. There is a small sign for Pumphouse Wash on the left.
Once at the parking area, hike & boulder-hop up-canyon for 5-10 minutes until routes start appearing. The first routes are a hard to miss splitter crack with 2 bolts on the right and 2 sport climbs next to each other in a corner on the left.
Classic Climbing Routes at Lower Pumphouse Wash
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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