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Mount Bigelow Rock Climbing
|GPS:||32.416, -110.714 Google Map · Climbing Area Map|
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|Shared By:||Chris Prewitt on Oct 20, 2009|
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At an elevation of over 8500, Mount Bigelow is one of the tallest peaks in the Santa Catalina range. A series of maintained gravel roads means easy access to free camping, good hiking, and incredible climbing. The road is gated from December 31 - March 1st, but a trail up from the ranger station still allows access during this time.
Just over a mile after the Palisade ranger station make a right onto Mount Bigelow Rd (milepost 21). At the first intersection make a right (gate), then at the next intersection stay to the left (the middle road has good camping). Follow this to the trailhead parking at the top of Bigelow.
Classic Climbing Routes at Mount Bigelow
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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