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Routes in Quartzite Crag

Quartzite Ridge North Side T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13
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Type: Trad, 1000 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Eric Klammer on Apr 1, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Although junky looking from afar, this pleasant and exposed scramble yields a surprising amount of fun and solid climbing on juggy quartzite. Make your way to the base of Quartzite Crag, and jump on the ridge. Continue up, staying near the ridge crest for the most solid rock and fun climbing. While the majority of this route is easy 5th to 3rd class, several short vertical to overhanging bulges and corners will keep you on your toes.


Start at the base of Quartzite Crag, and climb until the rock runs out. Continue uphill until you hit the West Ridge trail and take it down.


Protection is possible, but all of the harder climbing is directly above large ledges so this most likely makes a better solo.


Red Rock,AZ
BatMasterson   Red Rock,AZ…

Already posted here. Aug 16, 2018
Eric Klammer
Boulder, CO
Eric Klammer   Boulder, CO
Different routes. :)

This is the ridge running up the N side of the canyon. Aug 16, 2018
Red Rock,AZ
BatMasterson   Red Rock,AZ
This one is actually more fun than the ridge on the other side of the canyon. Route finding is key to keeping it 3rd Class. Aug 20, 2018

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