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, Brian Boyd

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
 37
Wave Traverse
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 94
The Wave
Boulder
V1- 5-
 24
The Tootsie Roll
Boulder
V1-2 5
 33
The Infamous Lieback
Boulder
V2+ 5+ PG13
 13
Space Lord
Boulder
V3 6A
 29
Frogger
Boulder
V3 6A
 27
Tall Cool One
Boulder
V4 6B
 59
Facelift
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 13
Syphilis Traverse
Boulder
V5 6C
 27
Charles in Charge
Boulder
V6 7A
 50
Moonstone
Boulder
V6+ 7A
 14
The Diggler
Boulder
V8 7B
 19
Eclipse
Boulder
V8 7B
 9
Mainline
Boulder
V10 7C+
 3
New Moon
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Wave Traverse Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Wave Area
 37
V0 4 PG13 Boulder
The Wave Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Wave Area
 94
V0+ 4+ Boulder
The Tootsie Roll Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Canyon Area
 24
V1- 5- Boulder
The Infamous Lieback Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Lieback Rock
 33
V1-2 5 Boulder
Space Lord Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Lieback Rock
 13
V2+ 5+ PG13 Boulder
Frogger Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Wave Area
 29
V3 6A Boulder
Tall Cool One Groom Creek > Satellite Areas > High Island
 27
V3 6A Boulder
Facelift Groom Creek > Satellite Areas > Island (Facelift Area)
 59
V4 6B Boulder
Syphilis Traverse Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Canyon Area
 13
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Charles in Charge Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 27
V5 6C Boulder
Moonstone Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 50
V6 7A Boulder
The Diggler Groom Creek > Satellite Areas > Lifestyles Rock
 14
V6+ 7A Boulder
Eclipse Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 19
V8 7B Boulder
Mainline Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Rad Rocks & Mystery S…
 9
V8 7B Boulder
New Moon Groom Creek > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 3
V10 7C+ Boulder
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