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Elevation: 7,500 ft 2,286 m
GPS: 32.37349, -110.69243
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Shared By: 1Eric Rhicard on Nov 1, 2009
Admins: adrian montaƱo, Greg Opland, Brian Boyd, JJ Schlick, Kemper Brightman, Luke Bertelsen

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A small crag that had only four routes until recently. The east face is warm on a sunny day in the winter as is the west face later in the day. Few have climbed here as the approach before the fire was pretty nasty with a lot of Manzanita. Rock is a little sharp as most rock in the Windy Point area is. Some of the new routes have some short sections of grainy stuff but that should go away with a little climbing activity.

Getting There Suggest change

Approach the same as Dr. Death and Paradox Rock. See SQ II. page 88.

14 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sphinx

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Diehedral
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 7
I Want My Mummy
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
Cling Tut
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Guardian's Edge
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Diehedral
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
I Want My Mummy
 7
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Sport
Cling Tut
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Guardian's Edge
 7
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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