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Areas in West Sedona

Chimney Rock Area 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Coffeepot Rock Area 27 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 27
Dry Creek Road Area 61 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 61
Great Wall, The 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1
Tropics, The 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Elevation: 4,500 ft
GPS: 34.862, -111.816 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on Jan 16, 2012
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

Description

West Sedona is a local divide in town, and separated from Sedona proper by the large hill west of the "Y" on 89A.

West Sedona is also the gateway to such classics as Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride 5.9, Mars Attacks 5.9, The Golden Spike 5.11+, and The Red Planet 5.13. These routes, and many more fine lines are spread out across the formations which define the Dry Creek basin, and in the deep canyons that tumble off the rim. It is a stunning landscape.


Getting There

From the "Y" of 89A and 179, head west on 89A towards Cottonwood. Dry Creek Rd will be several miles down and on the north side of the road.

The GPS coordinates below are for the start of Dry Creek Road.

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Classic Climbing Routes at West Sedona

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Mars Attacks
Trad, Sport 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Nirvana
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Free Beer
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
2 Legit 2 Quit
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Black Arrow
Trad 4 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Big Corner
Trad 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Tasmanian Devil
Trad 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Watch Out, Grandpa
Trad 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A0
The Great Dihedral
Trad, Aid 10 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
MAJAKOL Line
Trad
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Oski
Trad 4 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
The Golden Spike
Trad 5 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Desert Mule
Trad 2 pitches
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Red Planet
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride Coffeepot Rock Area > Summit Block Rock 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Mars Attacks Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, Sport 4 pitches
Nirvana Dry Creek Rd Area > Boynton Canyon > Nirvana Buttress 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Free Beer Dry Creek Rd Area > Dry Creek Spires > Beer Bottle Spire 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
2 Legit 2 Quit Dry Creek Rd Area > Fay Canyon > Fay Buttress 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Black Arrow Dry Creek Rd Area > Dry Creek Spires > Dry Creek Spire 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Big Corner Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Tasmanian Devil Coffeepot Rock Area > Soldiers Pass 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Watch Out, Grandpa Dry Creek Rd Area > … > Enchantment Wall > Grandpa Buttress 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
The Great Dihedral Great Wall 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A0 Trad, Aid 10 pitches
MAJAKOL Line Coffeepot Rock Area > Jap Head 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Oski Dry Creek Rd Area > Bear Mtn Area > Bear Mtn 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 4 pitches
The Golden Spike Dry Creek Rd Area > H.S. Canyon 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad 5 pitches
Desert Mule Dry Creek Rd Area > Secret Canyon 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad 2 pitches
Red Planet Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c Trad 2 pitches
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