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Classic Climbs for Central Arizona


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

V0+ 4+
 61
The Wave
Boulder
V2 5+
 31
Hookers are fun!
Boulder
V4 6B
 41
Facelift
Boulder
V6 7A
 38
Moonstone
Boulder
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
 51
West Chimney
Trad 4 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 101
South Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 35
Debut
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 84
Quaker Oats
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 124
East Face
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 42
One for the Road
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 131
Hanging Gardens
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 86
Pocket Warmer
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 39
High Exposure Exit
Trad, Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 43
Dislocation Direct
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 77
Razor's Edge
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 60
Varicose
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 100
Easy Pool
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 46
Chutes and Ladders
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 54
Nothings Right
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 47
Renaissance Direct
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 57
Treiber's Deception
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 87
The Classic
Trad 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 70
Birthday Party
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 73
Green Lantern
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 48
Beat Feet
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 94
First Born
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 39
French Tickler
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 41
Nothing Shocking
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 90
Dead Pool
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 71
Follow Your Heart
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 58
Sappy Love Song
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 40
The Long Lead
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 42
Chug A Lug
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 54
Mickey Mantle
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 65
Donamatrix
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 38
Chimera
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 138
Giggling Marlin
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 51
Sphinctre Boy
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 65
Ride the Wild
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 39
Coatimundi / Candyland LInkup
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 58
Cowgirl
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 57
The Casting Couch
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 50
The Trident
Sport 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 41
Crack Lover's Variation
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 28
Mecca
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 42
Chiêu Hôi
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 83
Magnolia Thunderpussy
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 71
Everything's Gone Green
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 31
Said and Done
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 87
Neptune
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 75
Grumpy after Eight
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 227
Pocket Puzzle
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 101
Arete Horizon
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 41
Spice Box
Sport 3 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 39
Reunion
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
The Shmotem Pole
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 56
Pocket Pow-Wow
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 41
Walking Dead Arete
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 43
Kestrel's Last Stand
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 46
Co-op Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 76
Pocket Party
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 52
KGB
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 37
The Slammer Jam
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 16
The Hotline (aka Hiccup Delux)
Trad 3 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 31
Kingpin
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 43
Pathological Optimist
Trad, Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 46
Candyland
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Falling Ross
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 52
Roughians
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 48
Angel Wing
Sport 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 44
Riders on the Swarm
Sport 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 61
In Seam
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 28
Field of Dreams
Trad 5 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 48
Great Race
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 95
The Totem Pole
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 26
Coatimundi Whiteout
Trad 5 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 60
John's Meat Market (aka: Fred's…
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 44
The Big Weld Show
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 26
Prymal Instinct
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 41
Appetite For Destruction
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 39
Mona Lisa
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 43
Morning Mate
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 57
Tufa-one
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 55
Vitamin M
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 79
The Soft Parade
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 13
Help Me Mr. Wizard
Trad
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 41
Ground Effects
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 46
Couples Fear Factor
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 80
Tufa Yard Dash
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 29
The Rough Rider
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 30
Great Northern
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 20
One With Everything
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 21
Solomon
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 63
Cold Fusion
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 55
Micro Burst
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 39
No White Flag
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 26
Way 'Stead
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 28
Black Sunshine
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 23
Dead Sea
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 20
Desert Devil
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Wave *Prescott Areas > … > Main Boulders > Wave Area
 61
V0+ 4+ Boulder
Hookers are fun! *Phoenix Areas > … > Pima Canyon Area > Entrance Boulders
 31
V2 5+ Boulder
Facelift *Prescott Areas > … > Satellite Areas > Island (Facelift Area)
 41
V4 6B Boulder
Moonstone *Prescott Areas > … > Main Boulders > Moonstone, Leg Lock R…
 38
V6 7A Boulder
West Chimney *Phoenix Areas > Superstition Mo… > Weavers Needle
 51
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c Trad 4 pitches
South Crack *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > Pinnacle Peak
 101
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Debut *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Swamp Slabs
 35
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Quaker Oats *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mountains > Sven Slab
 84
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport
East Face *Phoenix Areas > Camelback Mountain > Praying Monk
 124
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
One for the Road *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mountains > Sven Slab
 42
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Hanging Gardens *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mountains > Gardener's Wall
 131
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Pocket Warmer Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 86
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
High Exposure Exit *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 39
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Sport
Dislocation Direct *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Swamp Slabs
 43
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Razor's Edge *Phoenix Areas > … > Northwest Pinna… > Hand
 77
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Varicose *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > AMC Boulder
 60
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Easy Pool Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 100
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Chutes and Ladders Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 46
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Nothings Right Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 54
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Renaissance Direct *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mountains > Gardener's Wall
 47
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 2 pitches
Treiber's Deception *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mountains > Tom's Thumb
 57
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
The Classic *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 87
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Birthday Party *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > Pinnacle Peak
 70
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Green Lantern Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - North
 73
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Beat Feet *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mountains > Morrell's Wall
 48
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
First Born Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side
 94
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
French Tickler *Prescott Areas > … > High Rappel Area > Co-op Crack Area
 39
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Nothing Shocking Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 41
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Dead Pool Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 90
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Follow Your Heart Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 71
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sappy Love Song Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 58
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Long Lead *Phoenix Areas > Superstition Mo… > Barks Canyon Wall
 40
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Chug A Lug *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > Pinnacle Peak
 42
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Mickey Mantle *Phoenix Areas > Pinnacle Peak > AMC Boulder
 54
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Donamatrix *Phoenix Areas > Camelback Mountain > Headwall
 65
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Chimera *Phoenix Areas > Camelback Mountain > Gargoyle Wall
 38
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Sport 2 pitches
Giggling Marlin Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side
 138
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Sphinctre Boy *Phoenix Areas > McDowell Mountains > Girlie Man Area
 51
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
Ride the Wild Queen Creek Canyon > Mine Area > Lower Looner Land
 65
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Coatimundi / Candyland LInkup *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 39
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Cowgirl Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 58
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Casting Couch Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 57
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Trident Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side
 50
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 3 pitches
Crack Lover's Variation *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 41
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Mecca *Prescott Areas > Thumb Butte > Northeast Face
 28
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Chiêu Hôi *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Right Section
 42
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Magnolia Thunderpussy *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 83
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Everything's Gone Green Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center
 71
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Said and Done *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 31
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Neptune Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis N Side
 87
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Grumpy after Eight Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side
 75
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pocket Puzzle Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 227
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Arete Horizon Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 101
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Spice Box *Phoenix Areas > Camelback Mountain > Headwall
 41
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 3 pitches
Reunion *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 39
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
The Shmotem Pole Queen Creek Canyon > … > Lower Devil's E… > Shmotem Pole
 33
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Pocket Pow-Wow Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 56
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Walking Dead Arete Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center
 41
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Kestrel's Last Stand Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - South
 43
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Co-op Crack *Prescott Areas > … > High Rappel Area > Co-op Crack Area
 46
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Pocket Party Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 76
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
KGB Queen Creek Canyon > Atlantis > Atlantis S Side
 52
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Slammer Jam *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 37
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
The Hotline (aka Hiccup Delux) *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 16
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Kingpin *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 31
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad 5 pitches
Pathological Optimist Queen Creek Canyon > Lower Devil's C… > Totem-Proto Area
 43
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Candyland *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 46
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Falling Ross *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Right Section
 25
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Roughians Homestead > Rough Rider Wall
 52
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Angel Wing Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - South
 48
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 3 pitches
Riders on the Swarm Homestead > Rough Rider Wall
 44
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
In Seam Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 61
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Field of Dreams *Phoenix Areas > Superstition Mo… > Flatiron
 28
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 5 pitches
Great Race Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center
 48
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Totem Pole Queen Creek Canyon > Lower Devil's C… > Totem-Proto Area
 95
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
Coatimundi Whiteout *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 26
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
John's Meat Market (aka: F… Homestead > Tufa City
 60
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Big Weld Show Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 44
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Prymal Instinct Homestead > N Buttress
 26
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Appetite For Destruction Homestead > N Buttress
 41
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Mona Lisa Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 39
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Morning Mate Homestead > Rough Rider Wall
 43
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Tufa-one Homestead > Tufa City
 57
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Vitamin M Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center
 55
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Soft Parade Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 79
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Help Me Mr. Wizard *Prescott Areas > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
 13
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Ground Effects Homestead > Tufa City
 41
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Couples Fear Factor Homestead > Tufa City
 46
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Tufa Yard Dash Homestead > Tufa City
 80
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Rough Rider Homestead > Rough Rider Wall
 29
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Great Northern Homestead > N Buttress
 30
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
One With Everything Homestead > Rough Rider Wall
 20
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Solomon *Prescott Areas > Promised Land > Solomon Area
 21
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Cold Fusion Homestead > Rough Rider Wall
 63
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Micro Burst Homestead > Tufa City
 55
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
No White Flag Isolation Canyon > Main Wall - Center
 39
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Way 'Stead Homestead > Tufa City
 26
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Black Sunshine Homestead > Tufa City
 28
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Dead Sea Homestead > Tufa City
 23
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Desert Devil Queen Creek Canyon > Pond
 20
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport