Elevation: 5,236 ft
GPS: 34.607, -112.421 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on May 15, 2015 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

Description

The Main Wall of High Rappel Dell is perhaps the most striking wall in Dell’s area. The area has both a colorful climbing history and a checkered past of access issues, though generations of Prescott climbers have established routes on this wall in all manner of styles. This clash of ideals sometimes ended with combative periods in time when new routes fell under close scrutiny, and both routes and anchors have been chopped, rebolted, and sometimes chopped a second time. Despite the bolt wars, the access issues, and the irritating placement of the highway, Prescott climbers refuse to let this crag go and for good reason.

Getting There

From Prescott head N on HWY 89, passing Watson Lake on the east. As you enter the Dells, you will eventually drive right below the cliff. Park in dirt lot north of the formation just off Granite Gardens Drive.

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Classic Climbing Routes at High Rappel Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 5
Belt of Venus
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 12
Alpenglow
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 35
Guillotine
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 47
French Tickler
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 12
Crack of Doom
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 54
Co-op Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 29
Cling Of Pain
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 10
In The Dark
Sport, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
The Chute
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 4
Aid Route
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Banana Peel
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Rolling Stone
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 9
Fred
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 11
Thank God
Trad, Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 6
Non-Dairy Screamer
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Belt of Venus Alpenglow Wall
 5
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Alpenglow Alpenglow Wall
 12
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Guillotine Corridor
 35
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
French Tickler Co-op Crack Area
 47
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Crack of Doom Corridor
 12
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Co-op Crack Co-op Crack Area
 54
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Cling Of Pain Co-op Crack Area
 29
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
In The Dark Corridor
 10
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, TR
The Chute Main Wall Left
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Aid Route Main Wall Right
 4
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad
Banana Peel Main Wall Left
 5
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Rolling Stone Main Wall Left
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Fred Main Wall Left
 9
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Thank God Main Wall Right
 11
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport
Non-Dairy Screamer Main Wall Right
 6
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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