Elevation: 6,363 ft
GPS: 34.468, -112.441 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on May 17, 2015
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

Description

Senator’s Highway is the gateway to some of Prescott's best bouldering. This winding road passes the well known Goldwater Lake, as it weaves it's way up into the heart of the foot hills of The Bradshaw Mountains, just south of town.

Old areas such as the famed Groom Creek, and it's lesser known counterparts, Wolf Creek, and the Hassayampa River hold a treasure trove of both concentrated areas, and more backcountry, exploratory areas. A lot of strong climbers have climbed here for a long time, and the list of excellent problems up here is amazing.

Getting There

Take Senators Highway from town and drive 7~ miles until you see huge grey boulders on the side of the road. This is Groom Creek.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Senator’s Highway Areas- Groom Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4 PG13
 33
Wave Traverse
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 81
The Wave
Boulder
V1- 5-
 19
The Tootsie Roll
Boulder
V2 5+
 21
The Slapper Problem
Boulder
V2 5+
 29
The Infamous Lieback
Boulder
V2 5+ PG13
 11
Space Lord
Boulder
V3 6A
 28
Frogger
Boulder
V3 6A
 24
Tall Cool One
Boulder
V4 6B
 49
Facelift
Boulder
V5- 6C
 12
Syphilis Traverse
Boulder
V5 6C
 25
Charles in Charge
Boulder
V6 7A
 46
Moonstone
Boulder
V6 7A
 14
The Diggler
Boulder
V8 7B
 18
Eclipse
Boulder
V10 7C+
 3
New Moon
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Wave Traverse Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Wave Area
 33
V0 4 PG13 Boulder
The Wave Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Wave Area
 81
V0+ 4+ Boulder
The Tootsie Roll Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Canyon Area
 19
V1- 5- Boulder
The Slapper Problem Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Layback Rock
 21
V2 5+ Boulder
The Infamous Lieback Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Layback Rock
 29
V2 5+ Boulder
Space Lord Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Layback Rock
 11
V2 5+ PG13 Boulder
Frogger Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Wave Area
 28
V3 6A Boulder
Tall Cool One Groom Creek > Satellite Areas > High Island
 24
V3 6A Boulder
Facelift Groom Creek > Satellite Areas > Island (Facelift Area)
 49
V4 6B Boulder
Syphilis Traverse Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Canyon Area
 12
V5- 6C Boulder
Charles in Charge Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 25
V5 6C Boulder
Moonstone Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 46
V6 7A Boulder
The Diggler Groom Creek > Satellite Areas > Lifestyles Rock
 14
V6 7A Boulder
Eclipse Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 18
V8 7B Boulder
New Moon Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 3
V10 7C+ Boulder
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