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DWS East Clear Creek 16 / 0 / 0 / 19 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 33
Renegade 0 / 19 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 20
Winslow Wall 20 / 59 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 74
Elevation: 6,000 ft
GPS: 34.944, -110.663 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on Jun 1, 2015
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

Description

East Clear Creek is a treasured raparian zone which courses through the heart of a seemingly dried out, high desert wasteland. It takes root at Blue Ridge Resevoir, and then the spring fed creek runs north towards Winslow, ending in the small reservoir known as Lake McHood, before filtering down into one of the largest aquifers in this part of the state.

The canyon holds both limestone, and sandstone bands which present the climber with pocket pulling sport routes, or even "spliteresque" cracks.




There are a growing number of areas along this canyon, however most of the access treads across Hopi Ranch Lands. Be considerate, and keep a low profile, close gates, and of course, don't harass the cows....

While the Winslow Wall seems to have been "Grandfathered" into steady, good access with the land owners over the years (no thanks to some climbers...), other areas may be treated differently.

Getting There

Drive south out of Winslow on Hwy 87. Turn east onto Hwy 99 which is the gateway to both Chevelon Canyon, as well as, East Clear Creel.

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Classic Climbing Routes at East Clear Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Girlfriend Route Direct
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Kingsnake
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Darkstar
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Slim Shady
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Stick It
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Standin On A Corner
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mulva
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Bro Job
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Aqua-Vulva
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
The Winsloner
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sex Machine
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Has Bro
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
The Hanging Judge
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Slap My Fro
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Atlas Shrugged
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Girlfriend Route Direct Winslow Wall > E Side 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Kingsnake Winslow Wall > W Side 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Darkstar Winslow Wall > W Side 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Slim Shady Winslow Wall > W Side 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Stick It Winslow Wall > W Side 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Standin On A Corner Winslow Wall > E Side 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Mulva Winslow Wall > E Side 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Bro Job Winslow Wall > W Side 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Aqua-Vulva Winslow Wall > E Side 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
The Winsloner Winslow Wall > W Side 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Sex Machine Winslow Wall > E Side 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Has Bro Winslow Wall > W Side 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
The Hanging Judge Winslow Wall > W Side 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Slap My Fro Winslow Wall > W Side 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Atlas Shrugged Winslow Wall > E Side 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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