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Elevation: 5,236 ft
GPS: 34.60712, -112.42071
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on May 15, 2015 · Updates
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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 Suggest change

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
 28
Alpenglow
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 43
Guillotine
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 59
French Tickler
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 16
Crack of Doom
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 65
Co-op Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 18
Siege
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 33
Cling Of Pain
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
The Chute
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 17
Thank God
Trad, Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 8
Banana Peel
Trad
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 6
Rolling Stone
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 14
Fred
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 11
Non-Dairy Screamer
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Stars and Stripes
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Ashes Ashes All Fall Down
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Alpenglow Alpenglow Wall
 28
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Guillotine Corridor
 43
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
French Tickler Co-op Crack Area
 59
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Crack of Doom Corridor
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Co-op Crack Co-op Crack Area
 65
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Siege Main Wall Left
 18
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad 2 pitches
Cling Of Pain Co-op Crack Area
 33
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
The Chute Main Wall Left
 10
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Thank God Main Wall Right
 17
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport
Banana Peel Main Wall Left
 8
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Rolling Stone Main Wall Left
 6
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Trad
Fred Main Wall Left
 14
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Non-Dairy Screamer Main Wall Right
 11
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Stars and Stripes Main Wall Right
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Ashes Ashes All Fall Down Main Wall Right
 4
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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