Elevation: 4,500 ft
GPS: 34.785, -111.763 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

The Village of Oak Creek lay just south of Sedona and is home to such impressive formations as Courthouse Butte and Oak Creek Spire just to name a few. Classics include Oak Creek Spires' North Face 5.9+, Flip Wilson 5.12c, Coyote Tower 5.10+, The Prosecutor 5.11-, and Southern Revival 5.12b. Though there is not a lot listed here, there is a ton of exploring to be done, especially walls north of Oak Creek Spire.

Getting There

From the "Y" of 89A and 179 drive south on 179 until you reach the Village of Oak Creek. The GPS Coordinates are for the Village.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Village of Oak Creek

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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
Royalty
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 58
North Face/West Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Excalibur
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Mid-Evil Times
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 130
Coyote Tower
Trad 6 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 30
Flip Wilson Route (aka Here Come…
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 4
Bobcat Spire (Original Route)
Trad 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 3
Prowler
Trad 4 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 18
The Prosecutor
Trad 4 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
Winter Sun
Trad 5 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 4
Direct Flight
Trad 5 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 9
Justice of the Peace
Trad 6 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 3
Poquito Bandito
Trad
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Saxon Justice
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 12
"Southern Revival" South Face of…
Trad 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Royalty Castle Towers > S Castle Tower
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
North Face/West Crack Oak Creek Spire… > Oak Creek Spire
 58
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Excalibur Castle Towers > S Castle Tower
 6
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Mid-Evil Times Castle Towers > S Castle Tower
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Coyote Tower Bell Rock / Cou… > Courthouse Butte
 130
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
Flip Wilson Route (aka Here… Bell Rock / Cou… > Courthouse Butte
 30
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Bobcat Spire (Original Route) Bobcat Spire
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Prowler Bobcat Spire
 3
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 4 pitches
The Prosecutor Bell Rock / Cou… > Courthouse Butte
 18
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 4 pitches
Winter Sun Oak Creek Spire… > Winter Sun Wall
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 5 pitches
Direct Flight Oak Creek Spire… > Destination Tower
 4
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 5 pitches
Justice of the Peace Bell Rock / Cou… > Courthouse Butte
 9
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad 6 pitches
Poquito Bandito Oak Creek Spire… > Oak Creek Spire
 3
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Saxon Justice Oak Creek Spire… > Tempeh Wall
 3
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
"Southern Revival" South Fa… Oak Creek Spire… > Oak Creek Spire
 12
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad 6 pitches
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