Amphitheater's Backside Rock Climbing
Enjoying the shade on the Amphitheater's Backside.
This is an awesome shaded area behind the Amphitheater with a few sweet routes. It's much more secluded in comparison to the neighboring Red Wall or the Monkey Traverse. There are a few steep moderates, a V7/8 traverse, and some really fun climbing.
Walk up behind the amphitheater and go a little further west.
Climbing Season For the Flagstaff area.
Weather station 1.9 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Amphitheater's Backside
North Overhang Traverse V7 7A+ Colorado
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This excellent traverse is found on the north face of the same outcropping that forms the south face of the Amphitheater. Approach as for Mongolian Cosmonaut but go up a little higher and northeast. A beautiful, scooped, overhanging wall with a flat boulder at its base is below. Sadly some jerks with spray paint have defaced this wall, but the climbing is still good. Start at an obvious chalked jug and traverse right past some OK edges to a good sidepull. The initial steep section i...[more] Browse More Classics in Colorado