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Classic Climbs for Mount Lemmon (Catalina Highway)

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

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 66
Ridgeback
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 64
Safe Cracker
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 113
Standard Route
Trad 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 86
Solitary
Sport, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 131
Slippery When Wet
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 119
George's Buttress
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 75
Standard Route
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 72
Black Quacker
Trad 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 122
North Face
Trad, Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 98
Moral Ambiguity
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 61
Belfast Breakfast
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 72
Lullabye League
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 90
Never to be the Same
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 83
Hindsight is 2020
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 117
St. Valentines Day Massacre
Trad, Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 105
Spontaneous Conga Line
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 115
Guanica
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 82
Sudden Impact
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 157
Agatha Christie (Direct)
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 107
The Dark Side of Oz
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 123
In Lightning
Sport 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 73
Bender-Axen
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 122
Puppy Chow
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 109
X-Ray
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 78
R-1
Trad 2 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 132
Jackie's Separation Anxiety
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 78
With a Bullet
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 98
Walking the Plank
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 65
[Redacted]
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 151
Chihuahua Power
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 57
Luckily Unlucky
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 70
R-4
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 130
Steel Crazy
Sport 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 87
Glowing In The Distance
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 115
Stoner's Boner
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 91
Mistaken Identity
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 86
The Golden Egg
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 116
Old Man
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 62
Clip Clip Here, Clip Clip There
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 89
Space Cowboy
Trad, Sport, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 39
Chiboni
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 55
On the Rocks
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 64
Cheers
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 55
Fort Stress
Sport 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 77
Ego Donor
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 42
MoMo Buttress
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 84
40 to Life
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 68
Small Brown Mouse
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 61
Hanging Harps
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 34
Cripple Creek
Trad 3 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 67
Dragon's Back
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 66
Grecian Corner
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 85
Centerpiece
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 57
Blood Book
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 47
Crows Nest
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 47
Single Lens Reflex
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 66
Nang
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 64
Birthday Girl
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 83
If I Only Had a Brain
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 66
Virgin's Airline
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 48
Family Affair
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 59
Rapture of the Steep
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 50
Mean Mistreater
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 58
Munchkinland
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 45
El Curvo
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 68
Black Feather
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 105
Go Speed Racer
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 50
Lizard Marmalade Direct
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 71
English Breakfast Crack
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 59
Morgan Freeman's Voice
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 60
Just Do It
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 240
Steve's Arete
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 81
Sting Ray, AKA Geirless Warrior
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 103
Raycreation
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 58
Safecracker
Trad
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 60
Ruby Slippers
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 52
It Crack
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 72
Two Kings And A Pawn
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 50
Canadian Bacon
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 148
Armed Robbery
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 46
The Planet Eater
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 50
Solar E-clips
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 95
Arizona Flyways
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 57
The Breeze
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 32
Swing Set
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 32
Naranja
Trad 3 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 51
Histoplasmosis
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 102
Holey Moley
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 57
Venezuelan Mafia
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 46
Delirious
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 82
Unattended Consequences
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 66
Corned Beef and Thrash
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 27
Raven Maniac
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 52
Green Ripper
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 73
Hard Day at The Orifice
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 77
Sentenced To Hang
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 100
Tsunami
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 42
Jailbreak
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 60
Orifice Politics
Sport
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 28
Coup d'etat
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ridgeback 6 - Mid-Mountain > Ridgeline
 66
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport
Safe Cracker 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Mr. Meanor Wall
 64
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Standard Route 2 - Bear Canyon > Chimney Rock
 113
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 5 pitches
Solitary 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Alcatraz Wall
 86
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, TR
Slippery When Wet 4 - Windy Point… > N Fin
 131
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
George's Buttress 2 - Bear Canyon > Chimney Rock
 119
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Standard Route 8 - Summit Crags > Rappel Rock
 75
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Black Quacker 8 - Summit Crags > Rappel Rock
 72
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 5 pitches
North Face 3 - Windy Point… > Hitchcock Pinnacle
 122
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport
Moral Ambiguity 1 - Lower Highway > Crags Against H… > Draw Pile.
 98
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Belfast Breakfast 7 - Upper Highway > Ireland
 61
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Lullabye League 6 - Mid-Mountain > Munchkinland Area > Towers
 72
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Never to be the Same 6 - Mid-Mountain > Ridgeline
 90
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Hindsight is 2020 1 - Lower Highway > Crags Against H… > Draw Pile.
 83
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
St. Valentines Day Massacre 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Mr. Meanor Wall
 117
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad, Sport
Spontaneous Conga Line 1 - Lower Highway > Crags Against H… > Draw Pile.
 105
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Guanica 1 - Lower Highway > Hairpin Turn Area > Left Hand Wall
 115
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Sudden Impact 6 - Mid-Mountain > Ridgeline
 82
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Agatha Christie (Direct) 4 - Windy Point… > N Fin
 157
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
The Dark Side of Oz 6 - Mid-Mountain > Munchkinland Area > Towers
 107
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
In Lightning 6 - Mid-Mountain > Druid
 123
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Bender-Axen 8 - Summit Crags > Rappel Rock
 73
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Puppy Chow 2 - Bear Canyon > Lost Hawk
 122
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
X-Ray 7 - Upper Highway > Raycreation Area > Upper Wall
 109
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
R-1 3 - Windy Point… > Rupley Towers
 78
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Jackie's Separation Anxiety 7 - Upper Highway > Raycreation Area > Upper Wall
 132
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
With a Bullet 1 - Lower Highway > Crags Against H… > Draw Pile.
 78
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Walking the Plank 1 - Lower Highway > Crags Against H… > Draw Pile.
 98
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
[Redacted] 6 - Mid-Mountain > Ridgeline
 65
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Chihuahua Power 2 - Bear Canyon > Lost Hawk
 151
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Luckily Unlucky 7 - Upper Highway > Ireland
 57
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
R-4 3 - Windy Point… > Rupley Towers
 70
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Steel Crazy 8 - Summit Crags > Fortress > Southeast Face
 130
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 4 pitches
Glowing In The Distance 6 - Mid-Mountain > Ridgeline
 87
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Stoner's Boner 2 - Bear Canyon > Chimney Rock
 115
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mistaken Identity 2 - Bear Canyon > Chimney Rock
 91
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Golden Egg 5 - Windy Ridge > Goosehead
 86
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Old Man 4 - Windy Point… > S Fin
 116
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Clip Clip Here, Clip Clip T… 6 - Mid-Mountain > Munchkinland Area > Towers
 62
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Space Cowboy 3 - Windy Point… > Wind Wall
 89
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport, TR
Chiboni 8 - Summit Crags > Rappel Rock
 39
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
On the Rocks 1 - Lower Highway > Boot Hill
 55
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Cheers 1 - Lower Highway > Boot Hill
 64
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Fort Stress 8 - Summit Crags > Fortress > Southeast Face
 55
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport 4 pitches
Ego Donor 4 - Windy Point… > Swim Fin
 77
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
MoMo Buttress 8 - Summit Crags > Ravens
 42
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
40 to Life 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Mr. Meanor Wall
 84
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Small Brown Mouse 6 - Mid-Mountain > Ridgeline
 68
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Hanging Harps 7 - Upper Highway > Ireland
 61
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Cripple Creek 2 - Bear Canyon > Pharaoh
 34
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Dragon's Back 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Dragon Tower
 67
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Grecian Corner 1 - Lower Highway > Hairpin Turn Area > Pinhead Wall
 66
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Centerpiece 2 - Bear Canyon > Chimney Rock
 85
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Blood Book 1 - Lower Highway > Forgotten Wall, Contr…
 57
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Crows Nest 2 - Bear Canyon > Chimney Rock
 47
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Single Lens Reflex 2 - Bear Canyon > Chimney Rock
 47
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Nang 4 - Windy Point… > N Fin
 66
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Birthday Girl 3 - Windy Point… > Anduriel Tower
 64
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
If I Only Had a Brain 6 - Mid-Mountain > Munchkinland Area > Wall of the Marching…
 83
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Virgin's Airline 1 - Lower Highway > Forgotten Wall, Contr…
 66
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Family Affair 1 - Lower Highway > Hairpin Turn Area > Backhand Wall
 48
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Rapture of the Steep 7 - Upper Highway > Reef of Rocks > Neptune
 59
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Mean Mistreater 4 - Windy Point… > Mean Mistreater Wall
 50
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Munchkinland 6 - Mid-Mountain > Munchkinland Area > Wall of the Marching…
 58
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
El Curvo 8 - Summit Crags > Ravens
 45
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Black Feather 1 - Lower Highway > Ruins
 68
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Go Speed Racer 1 - Lower Highway > Hairpin Turn Area > Pinhead Wall
 105
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Lizard Marmalade Direct 3 - Windy Point… > Punch & Judy Towers
 50
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
English Breakfast Crack 1 - Lower Highway > Sun Spot Crags
 71
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Morgan Freeman's Voice 1 - Lower Highway > Crags Against H… > Draw Pile.
 59
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Just Do It 3 - Windy Point… > Punch & Judy Towers
 60
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Steve's Arete 3 - Windy Point… > Hunchback Pinnacle
 240
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Sting Ray, AKA Geirless War… 7 - Upper Highway > Raycreation Area > Upper Wall
 81
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Raycreation 7 - Upper Highway > Raycreation Area > Upper Wall
 103
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Safecracker 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Jailhouse Rock
 58
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Ruby Slippers 6 - Mid-Mountain > Munchkinland Area > Wall of the Marching…
 60
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
It Crack 1 - Lower Highway > It Cliff
 52
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Two Kings And A Pawn 2 - Bear Canyon > Chessman Area > 4 - Queen
 72
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Canadian Bacon 7 - Upper Highway > Raycreation Area > Lower Wall
 50
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Armed Robbery 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Jailhouse Rock
 148
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
The Planet Eater 5 - Windy Ridge > Middle Earth
 46
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport 2 pitches
Solar E-clips 1 - Lower Highway > Sun Spot Crags
 50
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Arizona Flyways 3 - Windy Point… > Anduriel Tower
 95
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Breeze 5 - Windy Ridge > Middle Earth
 57
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Swing Set 8 - Summit Crags > Ravens
 32
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Naranja 7 - Upper Highway > Reef of Rocks > Neptune
 32
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad 3 pitches
Histoplasmosis 4 - Windy Point… > N Fin
 51
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Holey Moley 3 - Windy Point… > New Wave Wall
 102
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Venezuelan Mafia 7 - Upper Highway > Raycreation Area > Lower Wall
 57
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Delirious 5 - Windy Ridge > Middle Earth
 46
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Unattended Consequences 8 - Summit Crags > Fortress > Orifice Wall
 82
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Corned Beef and Thrash 7 - Upper Highway > Ireland
 66
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Raven Maniac 8 - Summit Crags > Ravens
 27
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Green Ripper 3 - Windy Point… > Hunchback Pinnacle
 52
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Hard Day at The Orifice 8 - Summit Crags > Fortress > Orifice Wall
 73
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Sentenced To Hang 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Jailhouse Rock
 77
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Tsunami 3 - Windy Point… > New Wave Wall
 100
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport
Jailbreak 1 - Lower Highway > Prison Camp (Go… > Jailhouse Rock
 42
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport
Orifice Politics 8 - Summit Crags > Fortress > Orifice Wall
 60
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Coup d'etat 8 - Summit Crags > Fortress > Orifice Wall
 28
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport