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Cell Block Eight T,S 
Cell Block Nine T,S 
Cell Block Six S 

Cell Blocks Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: The Cell Block Sector. L to R: 8, 6, 9.


The Cell Block sector consists of three routes: Cell Block Six (Sport), Cell Block Eight (Mixed), and Cell Block Nine (Mixed). All three lines climb undulating less-than-vertical rock.

Getting There 

Follow the dry riverbed past the Dragon Tower and Guard Tower. The Cell Blocks will be to the right immediately before the riverbed has drops off approximately 10 feet.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Cell Blocks
Rock Climbing Photo: ML passing the 6th or 7th clip on Cell Block 6.

Cell Block Six 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Cell Blocks
Cell Block Six is the least challenging of the three Cell Blocks (and maybe the easiest route at the Jailhouse Rocks). It is the center climb of the three Cell Block routes, which can be found on the west side of the creek, at the point where the creek makes a 90 degree turn to the east. This route goes up a gently sloping slab, between the two overhanging rocks on Cell Blocks Eight & Nine. It is very easy and well bolted on good rock. Note: Squeezing the Lemmon rates this climb at a 5.8, ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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