Elevation: 4,500 ft
GPS: 34.862, -111.816 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Description

West Sedona is a local divide in town and separated from Sedona proper by the large hill west of the roundabout  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. There are many fine lines spread out across the formations which define the Dry Creek basin and in the deep canyons that tumble off the Mogollon rim. It is a stunning landscape.

Getting There

From the roundabout 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.

178 Total Climbs

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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
 231
Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 236
Mars Attacks
Trad, Sport 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 75
Nirvana
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 36
Maiden Voyage
Trad 4 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 41
2 Legit 2 Quit
Trad 5 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 31
Big Corner
Trad 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 16
Tasmanian Devil
Trad 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 21
Watch Out, Grandpa
Trad 3 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c A0
 19
The Great Dihedral
Trad, Aid 10 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 13
Desert Mule
Trad 2 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 37
Dune Buggyin'
Trad 5 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 13
Sandrailin'
Trad 5 pitches
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 22
Oski
Trad 4 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 31
Psychotropic Flautist
Trad 5 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 16
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Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride Coffeepot Rock… > Summit Block Rock
 231
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Mars Attacks Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin
 236
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, Sport 4 pitches
Nirvana Dry Creek Rd Area > Boynton Canyon > Nirvana Buttress
 75
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Maiden Voyage Dry Creek Rd Area > Long Canyon > Earthship
 36
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
2 Legit 2 Quit Dry Creek Rd Area > Fay Canyon > Fay Buttress
 41
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Big Corner Dry Creek Rd Area > Fin
 31
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Tasmanian Devil Coffeepot Rock… > Soldiers Pass
 16
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Watch Out, Grandpa Dry Creek Rd Area > … > Enchantment Cliffs > Grandpa Buttress
 21
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
The Great Dihedral Great Wall
 19
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c A0 Trad, Aid 10 pitches
Desert Mule Dry Creek Rd Area > Secret Canyon
 13
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 2 pitches
Dune Buggyin' Dry Creek Rd Area > Fay Canyon > Fay Buttress
 37
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 5 pitches
Sandrailin' Dry Creek Rd Area > Fay Canyon > Fay Buttress
 13
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 5 pitches
Oski Dry Creek Rd Area > Bear Mtn Area > Bear Mountain
 22
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 4 pitches
Psychotropic Flautist Dry Creek Rd Area > Fay Canyon > Fay Buttress
 31
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 5 pitches
[Redacted] Dry Creek Rd Area > Fay Canyon > Fay Buttress
 16
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad 4 pitches
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