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Classic Climbs for Sam's Throne & Surroundings


Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 37
Bash the Jugs
Trad
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 6
Chimney Up and Down
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 25
Fat Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Lazy Arch
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 71
Boston Rag
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Nuttin' but Nuts
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Step Up
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 29
Last Chance
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 59
Diagonal Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 25
Slam Dance
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 118
Poison Ivy
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 86
Albino Rhino
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 14
New York Minute
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Smooth Operator
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Spring Break
Sport, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
You Crack Me Up
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 37
Silverfish
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 18
Red Faced Lizard
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 9
Local Honey
Trad, Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
Patio Direct
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 35
Razorback Roof
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 3
Cheifin
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 24
Stems and Seeds
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 3
Imminent Domain
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
 4
Rocket Pocket
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 28
White Trash
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 18
Tandem Slide aka Last Waltz
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Middle Aged Crisis
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 16
Wormhole
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
Diet Pepsi
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 25
Battle of the Bulge
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
The Natural
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 15
Galaga
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
Buffalo Bill
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 18
White Lightning
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 3
Sport Route X Next to Dead Dog
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 26
Willy Wonka
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 24
Job 3:25
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Son of Gimp
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Cosmic Hippo
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Slam Wow
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Mandolin Gypsy
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Sweet Tooth
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 3
Whiff of a Dead Dog
Trad, TR
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 21
Involuntary Manslaughter
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Crash and Burn
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 12
Snake, Rattle, and Roll
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Eminence Front
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Coup D'etat
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Apostles and Pagan
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Edge of Flight
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 26
Gracious Grant
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 14
Windy Armbuster
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 11
Past the Jugs
Trad, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 13
Instant Karma
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Face Time
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
The Grand Traverse
Sport 4 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Thermonuclear Meltdown
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 37
Dead Dog
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
Wizard and Glass
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 11
Wisdom and Folly
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
Insidious
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 23
Achilles Heel
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 15
Arkansas Reality
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
Elder Statesman
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 13
Pac Man
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
Speak No Evil
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 8
Dry County
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
Quantum Leap
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Powder Puff
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 18
Flying Elvis
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 21
Brick Attack
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Styx
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 18
Painted Warrior
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Stark Industries
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 4
SuperNatural
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 5
Flying Dog
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
The Black
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
Vision Quest
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 4
Dawn of the Dead
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bash the Jugs Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 37
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Chimney Up and Down Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 6
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Fat Crack Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 25
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Lazy Arch Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Boston Rag Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 71
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Nuttin' but Nuts Cave Creek > Crankenstein Boulder-…
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Step Up Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Last Chance Sam's Throne > Outback > Warrior Wall & Last C…
 29
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Diagonal Crack Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 59
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Slam Dance Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Prow & Reality Wall
 25
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Poison Ivy Sam's Throne > Throne > Poison Ivy Wall
 118
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Albino Rhino Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 86
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
New York Minute Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 14
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Smooth Operator Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Prow & Reality Wall
 27
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Spring Break Sam's Throne > Throne > Throne Proper
 11
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
You Crack Me Up Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 24
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Silverfish Sam's Throne > Outback > Seed Wall
 37
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Red Faced Lizard Cave Creek > Crankenstein Boulder-…
 18
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Local Honey Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 9
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport
Patio Direct Sam's Throne > Throne > Plaque Wall
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Razorback Roof Sam's Throne > W Main Bluff > Arachnophobia, Dark S…
 35
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Cheifin Cave Creek > Crankenstein Boulder-…
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Stems and Seeds Cave Creek > Gravity Slab/Meltdown…
 24
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Imminent Domain Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Prow & Reality Wall
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Trad
Rocket Pocket Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R Trad
White Trash Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 28
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Tandem Slide aka Last Waltz Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 18
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Middle Aged Crisis Cave Creek > Cool Breeze Area
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Wormhole Candy Mtn
 16
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Diet Pepsi Sam's Throne > W Main Bluff > Arachnophobia, Dark S…
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Battle of the Bulge Sam's Throne > W Main Bluff > Coup D'etat Wall
 25
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
The Natural Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Prow & Reality Wall
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Galaga Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 15
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Buffalo Bill Valley of The Blind
 5
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
White Lightning Sam's Throne > Throne > Poison Ivy Wall
 18
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Sport Route X Next to Dead Dog Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Dead Dog & Energamata…
 3
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Willy Wonka Candy Mtn
 26
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Job 3:25 Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Chickenhead Wall
 24
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Son of Gimp Cave Creek > Cool Breeze Area
 6
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Cosmic Hippo Valley of The Blind
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Slam Wow Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 25
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Mandolin Gypsy Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Sweet Tooth Candy Mtn
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Chickenhead Wall
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Whiff of a Dead Dog Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Dead Dog & Energamata…
 3
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad, TR
Involuntary Manslaughter Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 21
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Crash and Burn Valley of The Blind
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Snake, Rattle, and Roll Cave Creek > Gravity Slab/Meltdown…
 12
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Eminence Front Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Coup D'etat Sam's Throne > W Main Bluff > Coup D'etat Wall
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Apostles and Pagan Cave Creek > Gravity Slab/Meltdown…
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Edge of Flight Sam's Throne > Throne > Plaque Wall
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Gracious Grant Candy Mtn
 26
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Windy Armbuster Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Chickenhead Wall
 14
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad
Past the Jugs Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 11
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, TR
Instant Karma Sam's Throne > Throne > Plaque Wall
 13
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Face Time Cave Creek > Party Pants Wall
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Grand Traverse Valley of The Blind
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 4 pitches
Thermonuclear Meltdown Cave Creek > Gravity Slab/Meltdown…
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Dead Dog Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Dead Dog & Energamata…
 37
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Wizard and Glass Candy Mtn
 21
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Wisdom and Folly Valley of The Blind
 11
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Insidious Valley of The Blind
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Achilles Heel Candy Mtn
 23
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Arkansas Reality Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Prow & Reality Wall
 15
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Elder Statesman Candy Mtn
 6
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Pac Man Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 13
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Speak No Evil Valley of The Blind
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Dry County Sam's Throne > Throne > Poison Ivy Wall
 8
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Quantum Leap Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Powder Puff Candy Mtn
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Flying Elvis Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 18
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Brick Attack Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 21
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Styx Candy Mtn
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Painted Warrior Valley of The Blind
 18
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Stark Industries Candy Mtn
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
SuperNatural Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Prow & Reality Wall
 4
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad
Flying Dog Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Dead Dog & Energamata…
 5
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
The Black Valley of The Blind
 10
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Vision Quest Valley of The Blind
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Dawn of the Dead Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Dawn Wall
 4
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport