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Classic Climbs for Central Arizona


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

V0 4 PG13
Wave Traverse
Boulder
V0+ 4+
The Wave
Boulder
V2 5+
Hookers are fun!
Boulder
V2 5+
The Infamous Lieback
Boulder
V3 6A
Alien Autopsy
Boulder
V4 6B
Facelift
Boulder
V6 7A
Moonstone
Boulder
V8 7B
Eclipse
Boulder
5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
West Chimney
Trad 4 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
South Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Quaker Oats
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
One for the Road
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Pocket Warmer
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Razor's Edge
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Varicose
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Hanging Gardens
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
High Exposure Exit
Trad, Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Dislocation Direct
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
East Face
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Renaissance Direct
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Easy Pool
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Treiber's Deception
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Chutes and Ladders
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The Classic
Trad 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Birthday Party
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Beat Feet
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
First Born
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dead Pool
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
French Tickler
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Green Savior
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Follow Your Heart
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sappy Love Song
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Long Lead
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Green Lantern
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mickey Mantle
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Donamatrix
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Magnolia Thunderpussy
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Ride the Wild
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Everything's Gone Green
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cheiu Hoi
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crack Lover's Variation
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Coatimundi / Candyland LInkup
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mecca
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
The Casting Couch
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Chimera
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Naked Edge
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Giggling Marlin
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Doubts Even Here
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Said and Done
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Arete Horizon
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Grumpy after Eight
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Neptune
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Pocket Puzzle
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Easy Option
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Reunion
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Spice Box
Sport 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
KGB
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Kestrel's Last Stand
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pocket Party
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Co-op Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
The Shmotem Pole
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Walking Dead Arete
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pocket Pow-Wow
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
The Hotline (aka Hiccup Delux)
Trad 3 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Centipede Corner
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pathological Optimist
Trad, Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Candyland
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Life By The Drop
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Kingpin
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
The Slammer Jam
Trad 3 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Falling Ross
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Roughians
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Angel Wing
Sport 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Jump Back Jack Crack
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Symmetry
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
In Seam
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Schizophrenic Boulevard
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
The Golden Idol
Sport, TR
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Great Race
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
The Totem Pole
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Coatimundi Whiteout
Trad 5 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
John's Meat Market (aka: Fred's Line)
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Transmission
Trad 3 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Appetite For Destruction
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Morning Mate
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Vitamin M
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Tufa-one
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
The Soft Parade
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Tufa Yard Dash
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Couples Fear Factor
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
The Rough Rider
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Great Northern
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Cold Fusion
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Solomon
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
No White Flag
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Micro Burst
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Black Sunshine
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Way 'Stead
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Dead Sea
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Sun Burst
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Wave Traverse *Prescott Areas > … 1 2 > Main Boulders > Wave Area V0 4 PG13 Boulder
The Wave *Prescott Areas > … 1 2 > Main Boulders > Wave Area V0+ 4+ Boulder
Hookers are fun! *Phoenix Areas > … > Pima Canyon Area > Entrance Boulders V2 5+ Boulder
The Infamous Lieback *Prescott Areas > … 1 2 > Main Boulders > Layback Rock V2 5+ Boulder
Alien Autopsy Queen Creek Canyon > Oak Flats > Vector Arena V3 6A Boulder
Facelift *Prescott Areas > … 1 2 > Satellite Areas > Island (Facelift Area) V4 6B Boulder
Moonstone *Prescott Areas > … 1 2 > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock Rock, Bolt R… V6 7A Boulder
Eclipse *Prescott Areas > … 1 2 > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock Rock, Bolt R… V8 7B Boulder
West Chimney *Phoenix Areas > Superstition Mtns > Weavers Needle 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c Trad 4 pitches
South Crack *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > Pinnacle Peak 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Quaker Oats *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mtns > Sven Slab 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport
One for the Road *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mtns > Sven Slab 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Pocket Warmer Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Razor's Edge *Phoenix Areas > … > Northwest Pinnacles > Hand 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Varicose *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > AMC Boulder 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Hanging Gardens *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mtns > Gardeners Wall 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
High Exposure Exit *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Sport
Dislocation Direct *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Swamp Slabs 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
East Face *Phoenix Areas > Camelback Mtn > Praying Monk 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Sport
Renaissance Direct *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mtns > Gardeners Wall 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 2 pitches
Easy Pool Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Treiber's Deception *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mtns > Tom's Thumb 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Chutes and Ladders Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
The Classic *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Birthday Party *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > Pinnacle Peak 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Beat Feet *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mtns > Morrell's Wall 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
First Born Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Dead Pool Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
French Tickler *Prescott Areas > … > High Rappel Dell > Co-op Crack Area 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Green Savior *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Follow Your Heart Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sappy Love Song Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Long Lead *Phoenix Areas > Superstition Mtns > Barks Canyon Wall 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Green Lantern Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - North 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Mickey Mantle *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > AMC Boulder 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Donamatrix *Phoenix Areas > Camelback Mtn > Headwall 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Magnolia Thunderpussy *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Ride the Wild Queen Creek Canyon > Mine Area > Lower Looner Land 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Everything's Gone Green Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Cheiu Hoi *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Right Section 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Crack Lover's Variation *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Coatimundi / Candyland LInkup *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Mecca *Prescott Areas > Thumb Butte > Northeast Face 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Casting Couch Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Chimera *Phoenix Areas > Camelback Mtn > Gargoyle Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Sport 2 pitches
Naked Edge *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > Wedge 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Giggling Marlin Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Doubts Even Here Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Said and Done *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Arete Horizon Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Grumpy after Eight Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Neptune Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis N Side 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pocket Puzzle Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Easy Option *Prescott Areas > … > Lower Sullivan's > Main Wall 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Reunion *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Spice Box *Phoenix Areas > Camelback Mtn > Headwall 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport 3 pitches
KGB Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Kestrel's Last Stand Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - South 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Pocket Party Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Co-op Crack *Prescott Areas > … > High Rappel Dell > Co-op Crack Area 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
The Shmotem Pole Queen Creek Canyon > … > Lower Devil's E… > Shmotem Pole 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Walking Dead Arete Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Pocket Pow-Wow Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Hotline (aka Hiccup Delux) *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Centipede Corner Queen Creek Canyon > … > Lower Devil's E… > Lunchbox 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Pathological Optimist Queen Creek Canyon > Lower Devil's Canyon > Totem-Proto Area 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Candyland *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Life By The Drop Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - North 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Kingpin *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad 5 pitches
The Slammer Jam *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Falling Ross *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Right Section 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Roughians Homestead > Rough Rider Wall 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Angel Wing Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - South 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 3 pitches
Jump Back Jack Crack *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Right Section 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Symmetry W Clear Creek > Anti-Crag 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
In Seam Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Schizophrenic Boulevard Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis N Side 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Golden Idol *Prescott Areas > Promised Land > Solomon Area 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport, TR
Great Race Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Totem Pole Queen Creek Canyon > Lower Devil's Canyon > Totem-Proto Area 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
Coatimundi Whiteout *Prescott Areas > Granite Mtn > Middle Section 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
John's Meat Market (aka: F… Homestead > Tufa City 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Transmission Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - North 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Appetite For Destruction Homestead > N Buttress 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Morning Mate Homestead > Rough Rider Wall 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Vitamin M Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Tufa-one Homestead > Tufa City 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Soft Parade Queen Creek Canyon > Pond 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Tufa Yard Dash Homestead > Tufa City 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Couples Fear Factor Homestead > Tufa City 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Rough Rider Homestead > Rough Rider Wall 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Great Northern Homestead > N Buttress 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Cold Fusion Homestead > Rough Rider Wall 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Solomon *Prescott Areas > Promised Land > Solomon Area 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
No White Flag Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Micro Burst Homestead > Tufa City 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Black Sunshine Homestead > Tufa City 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Way 'Stead Homestead > Tufa City 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Dead Sea Homestead > Tufa City 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Sun Burst Homestead > Tufa City 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport