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Elevation: 1,390 ft 424 m
GPS: 33.35753, -112.00959
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Pima Canyon has the highest concentration of problems in South Mountain. Although considered a choss pile by some, the well travelled routes are generally free from breakage. Some of the less travelled routes should be approached with caution. Overall there is a high concentration of mediocre problems with a few gems scattered about. Any way you look at it, it's better than the gym!

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Getting There Suggest change

From the parking lot at 48th St. and Guadalupe head down the Pima Canyon Dirt Road. This meets up with national trail and is the most traveled path in this part of the park. After a mile of walking on the dirt road you will encounter a stone ramada on the left (south side) of the trail. At this point head left (southwest) up Pima Canyon. After a 1/4-1/2 mile of travel up Pima Canyon you will run into the entrance wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Pima Canyon Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0+ 4+
 48
Razors Edge
Boulder
V2 5+
 48
Hookers are fun!
Boulder
V2 5+
 63
Silly Little Dirty
Boulder
V2 5+
 60
The Tongue
Boulder
V3 6A
 4
Clamor and Filth of the Cultural…
Boulder
V4 6B PG13
 33
Crown Jewel
Boulder
V4 6B
 34
Tsunami
Boulder
V4 6B
 39
Tsunami Arete
Boulder
V4 6B
 44
Main Attraction
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
False Samurai
Boulder
V5 6C
 11
Seven Samurai
Boulder
V6 7A
 8
Caveman
Boulder
V6 7A
 36
Elephant Tree
Boulder
V7- 7A+
 40
Hairy Cleavage
Boulder
V9 7C
 14
Mini Slashface
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Razors Edge World Boulder
 48
V0+ 4+ Boulder
Hookers are fun! Entrance Boulders
 48
V2 5+ Boulder
Silly Little Dirty Entrance Boulders
 63
V2 5+ Boulder
The Tongue Entrance Boulders
 60
V2 5+ Boulder
Clamor and Filth of the Cul… Africa Boulder
 4
V3 6A Boulder
Crown Jewel Entrance Boulders
 33
V4 6B PG13 Boulder
Tsunami Entrance Boulders
 34
V4 6B Boulder
Tsunami Arete Entrance Boulders
 39
V4 6B Boulder
Main Attraction World Boulder
 44
V4 6B Boulder
False Samurai Seven Samurai
 4
V4 6B Boulder
Seven Samurai Seven Samurai
 11
V5 6C Boulder
Caveman Studio
 8
V6 7A Boulder
Elephant Tree Amphitheatre
 36
V6 7A Boulder
Hairy Cleavage Africa Boulder
 40
V7- 7A+ Boulder
Mini Slashface Africa Boulder
 14
V9 7C Boulder
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