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Bear Mountain Trail is a steep and scenic trail. The top of Bear Mountain is 6500 ft. Clan of the Cave Bear is located about 1/2 hour up the trail on the right.

Getting There 

This area is located west of the Dry Creek Area. From 89a take a right on Dry Creek Road, and follow the paved road all the way to the end. Take a left at the T tward Boynton Canyon. Where the paved road goes right to the Enchantment and Boynton Canyon, go left on a dirt road (152C). Park at the Bear Mountain trail head.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bear Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bear Mountain:
Ursa Minor   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   
Oski   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Oski topo

Oski 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Bear Mountain
A Red Rocks route with Sedona atmosphere. Great views, well protected on very good rock. All day shade.Pitch 1) 40' 5.9 Sport. Start in a pointy tree, or campus in from 5' left of the tree on jugs (V2). Follow 4 bolts to a big ledge, then walk left to belay under a roof.Pitch 2) 90' 5.11 Sport. Pull the roof and follow bolts to a sweet little belay seat. 10 bolts. Great Pitch!!!Pitch 3) 60' 5.9 crack. Traverse right past 3 bolts to a corner. Don't place gear too soon in the corner (drag...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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By Jay Collins
Oct 23, 2014
All of the roads to this trail head are now paved.

Parking area: 34.893266, -111.865085
By SummitSender
Feb 21, 2016
Me and my buddie climbed a fun route on the formation just east of Ursa Minor, another tiny formation but the south face held a really fun crack about 80ft tall with a offwidth roof. Seemed unclimbed if anyone knows about it let me know. Thanks

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