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Description

This area covers routes found on the ridge extending southwest from the Windy Point parking area. The two exceptions to this are Iranian Wall and Czech Wall. These are backcountry crags and not a part of Windy Point West per se; they are included here because these crags are traditionally accessed via Windy Point West.

Windy Point is a vista/overlook spot where one can see the entire Tucson valley, making it a popular stop for tourists. Parking and bathrooms can be found here, as well as a plethora of high quality climbing routes.

If you are looking for a very high concentration of easily accessible three and four star routes, then Windy Point West may fit the bill. This area is also home to Beaver Wall which boasts most of the hardest routes on the mountain. A great diversity of trad, sport and mixed climbs can be found here making it a popular destination for climbers at all skill levels.

Getting There

Park at Windy Point parking area. Cross the highway and hike past the restrooms. Beaver Wall is down and to your left. To access other crags, hike down the ridge a few minutes before dropping down the west side.

See individual crags for detailed access information.

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Classic Climbing Routes at 4 - Windy Point West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 120
Slippery When Wet
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 140
Agatha Christie (Direct)
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 50
Party Pooters
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 34
Rich and Dave Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 102
Old Man
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 25
Stems and Seeds
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 66
Ego Donor
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 55
Nang
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 46
Mean Mistreater
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 42
5 O'Clock Shadow
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 42
Histoplasmosis
Trad
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 10
Golden Beaver
Trad
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 10
Pucker Up
Sport
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 3
Golden Beaver Left
Trad
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 10
Rage to Live
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Slippery When Wet N Fin
 120
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Agatha Christie (Direct) N Fin
 140
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Party Pooters Swim Fin
 50
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Rich and Dave Route Mean Mistreater Wall
 34
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Old Man S Fin
 102
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Stems and Seeds Beaver Wall
 25
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Ego Donor Swim Fin
 66
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Nang N Fin
 55
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Mean Mistreater Mean Mistreater Wall
 46
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5 O'Clock Shadow N Fin
 42
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Histoplasmosis N Fin
 42
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Golden Beaver Beaver Wall
 10
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Trad
Pucker Up Gallery
 10
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Golden Beaver Left Beaver Wall
 3
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Trad
Rage to Live Beaver Wall
 10
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
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