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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 73 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 73
Great Wall, The 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1
Tropics, The 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2

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
 169
Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 179
Mars Attacks
Trad, Sport 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 28
Nirvana
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Maiden Voyage
Trad 4 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 27
2 Legit 2 Quit
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 17
Black Arrow
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 27
Big Corner
Trad 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 11
Tasmanian Devil
Trad 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 10
Watch Out, Grandpa
Trad 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A0
 15
The Great Dihedral
Trad, Aid 10 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 9
MAJAKOL Line
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 12
Desert Mule
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 14
Oski
Trad 4 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 11
The Golden Spike
Trad 5 pitches
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
 4
Red Planet
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride Coffeepot Rock… > Summit Block Rock
 169
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Mars Attacks Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin
 179
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, Sport 4 pitches
Nirvana Dry Creek Rd Area > Boynton Canyon > Nirvana Buttress
 28
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Maiden Voyage Dry Creek Rd Area > Long Canyon > Earthship Dome
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
2 Legit 2 Quit Dry Creek Rd Area > Fay Canyon > Fay Buttress
 27
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Black Arrow Dry Creek Rd Area > Dry Creek Spires > Dry Creek Spire
 17
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Big Corner Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin
 27
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Tasmanian Devil Coffeepot Rock… > Soldiers Pass
 11
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Watch Out, Grandpa Dry Creek Rd Area > … > Enchantment Wall > Grandpa Buttress
 10
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
The Great Dihedral Great Wall
 15
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A0 Trad, Aid 10 pitches
MAJAKOL Line Coffeepot Rock… > Jap Head
 9
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Desert Mule Dry Creek Rd Area > Secret Canyon
 12
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 2 pitches
Oski Dry Creek Rd Area > Bear Mtn Area > Bear Mtn
 14
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 4 pitches
The Golden Spike Dry Creek Rd Area > H.S. Canyon
 11
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad 5 pitches
Red Planet Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin
 4
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c Trad 2 pitches
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