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Area 51 Rock Climbing 


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Location: 35.63938, -93.88162 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: TylerKC, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Michael A Parker on Jan 28, 2017
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Description 

A newer crag that is currently undergoing development. It features a long, broken cliff line that has a lot of potential for both sport and trad routes.

Getting There 

Heading East on I-40 take exit 35 for Highway 23 and head North. After about 12 miles turn left onto Shores Lake Road. After another 4 miles, turn right onto Stephens Rd. This road will dead end at a roundabout after about a half mile. Park here and take the trail marked with a rock cairn on the West side of the roundabout. You will arrive at the first routes within a few minutes of easy hiking.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 9.8 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Area 51

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Area 51:
The Whale   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Featured Route For Area 51
Rock Climbing Photo: Squeezing through the chimney

Jonah 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Arkansas : Bigfoot Hollow : Area 51
What a great surprise, I really enjoyed The Whale but this climb is even better. The crux is getting through the first 10 feet of the crack in the very back of the cave. Traverse out from the chock-stones and if you aren't cluster phobic you can squeeze through the chimney. Otherwise dip below and come out the around the side of the flaring chimney until you reach a nice hand crack. From there you can face climb to the top. Look out for loose rock to avoid the unexpected whip...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arkansas

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