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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
 38
Bash the Jugs
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 6
Chimney Up and Down
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 26
Fat Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Lazy Arch
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 77
Boston Rag
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 30
Last Chance
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 7
Step Up
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Nuttin' but Nuts
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 62
Diagonal Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 25
Slam Dance
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 122
Poison Ivy
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 87
Albino Rhino
Trad
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 11
Spring Break
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 15
New York Minute
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Smooth Operator
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
You Crack Me Up
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Chicken House
Trad, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 44
Silverfish
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 22
Red Faced Lizard
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
Patio Direct
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 9
Local Honey
Trad, Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 29
White Trash
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
 6
Rocket Pocket
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 18
Tandem Slide aka Last Waltz
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 3
Imminent Domain
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 3
Cheifin
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 36
Razorback Roof
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 27
Stems and Seeds
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 15
Galaga
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
The Natural
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 16
Wormhole
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
Buffalo Bill
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Middle Aged Crisis
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Sport Route X Next to Dead Dog
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 26
Battle of the Bulge
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
Diet Pepsi
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Cosmic Hippo
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 19
White Lightning
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 27
Slam Wow
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 27
Willy Wonka
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Son of Gimp
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Job 3:25
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Mandolin Gypsy
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 12
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Sweet Tooth
Sport
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
 12
Snake, Rattle, and Roll
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Coup D'etat
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Edge of Flight
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Eminence Front
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Crash and Burn
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Apostles and Pagan
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 26
Gracious Grant
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 12
Past the Jugs
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 16
Windy Armbuster
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Thermonuclear Meltdown
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
Wizard and Glass
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 13
Instant Karma
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
The Grand Traverse
Sport 4 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Face Time
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 39
Dead Dog
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
Insidious
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 11
Wisdom and Folly
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 23
Achilles Heel
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
Elder Statesman
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 15
Arkansas Reality
Trad
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
 3
Tainted Love
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 8
Dry County
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Second Adam
Sport 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Powder Puff
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Stark Industries
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
Quantum Leap
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 18
Flying Elvis
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
 24
Brick Attack
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 4
SuperNatural
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 6
Flying Dog
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
The Black
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 4
Dawn of the Dead
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
Vision Quest
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bash the Jugs Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 38
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Chimney Up and Down Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 6
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Fat Crack Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 26
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
 77
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Last Chance Sam's Throne > Outback > Warrior Wall & Last C…
 30
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Step Up Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 7
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Nuttin' but Nuts Cave Creek > Crankenstein Boulder-…
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Diagonal Crack Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 62
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
 122
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Albino Rhino Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 87
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Spring Break Sam's Throne > Throne > Throne Proper
 11
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport, TR
New York Minute Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 15
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
You Crack Me Up Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 24
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Chicken House Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 5
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Silverfish Sam's Throne > Outback > Seed Wall
 44
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Red Faced Lizard Cave Creek > Crankenstein Boulder-…
 22
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Patio Direct Sam's Throne > Throne > Plaque Wall
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Local Honey Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 9
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport
White Trash Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 29
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Rocket Pocket Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 6
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R Trad
Tandem Slide aka Last Waltz Sam's Throne > Throne > White Trash Wall
 18
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
Cheifin Cave Creek > Crankenstein Boulder-…
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Razorback Roof Sam's Throne > W Main Bluff > Arachnophobia, Dark S…
 36
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Stems and Seeds Cave Creek > Gravity Slab/Meltdown…
 27
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Galaga Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 15
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Natural Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Prow & Reality Wall
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Wormhole Candy Mtn
 16
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
Middle Aged Crisis Cave Creek > Cool Breeze Area
 8
5.10a 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 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Battle of the Bulge Sam's Throne > W Main Bluff > Coup D'etat Wall
 26
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Diet Pepsi Sam's Throne > W Main Bluff > Arachnophobia, Dark S…
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Cosmic Hippo Valley of The Blind
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
White Lightning Sam's Throne > Throne > Poison Ivy Wall
 19
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Slam Wow Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 27
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Willy Wonka Candy Mtn
 27
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
Job 3:25 Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Chickenhead Wall
 25
5.10 6b 20 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
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Chickenhead Wall
 12
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Sweet Tooth Candy Mtn
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
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
Snake, Rattle, and Roll Cave Creek > Gravity Slab/Meltdown…
 12
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Coup D'etat Sam's Throne > W Main Bluff > Coup D'etat Wall
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Edge of Flight Sam's Throne > Throne > Plaque Wall
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Eminence Front Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Crash and Burn Valley of The Blind
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Apostles and Pagan Cave Creek > Gravity Slab/Meltdown…
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Gracious Grant Candy Mtn
 26
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Past the Jugs Sam's Throne > Throne > S Side & Albino Rhino…
 12
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, TR
Windy Armbuster Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Chickenhead Wall
 16
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad
Thermonuclear Meltdown Cave Creek > Gravity Slab/Meltdown…
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Wizard and Glass Candy Mtn
 21
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Instant Karma Sam's Throne > Throne > Plaque Wall
 13
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
The Grand Traverse Valley of The Blind
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 4 pitches
Face Time Cave Creek > Party Pants Wall
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Dead Dog Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Dead Dog & Energamata…
 39
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Insidious Valley of The Blind
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Wisdom and Folly Valley of The Blind
 11
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Achilles Heel Candy Mtn
 23
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Elder Statesman Candy Mtn
 6
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Arkansas Reality Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Prow & Reality Wall
 15
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
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
Tainted Love Candy Mtn
 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
Second Adam Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Dead Dog & Energamata…
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport 2 pitches
Powder Puff Candy Mtn
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Stark Industries Candy Mtn
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 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
Flying Elvis Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 18
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
Brick Attack Cave Creek > Brick Attack Area
 24
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…
 6
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
Dawn of the Dead Sam's Throne > E Main Bluff > Dawn Wall
 4
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Vision Quest Valley of The Blind
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport