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Chimney Rock Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 34.88013, -111.8069 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Chimney Rock is a prominent square-topped tower you can see from most anyplace in Sedona if you look to the western part of town. This section includes the routes found and approached from the parking lot/trailhead at the end of Andante Road.

Getting There 

Drive west on highway 89 into the west end of Sedona to Andante Road. Turn north on Andante and drive to a parking area at it's northern end. Approach from here.

Climbing Season

For the West Sedona area.

Weather station 2.3 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Chimney Rock Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Chimney Rock Area:
Original Chimney Route   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   Chimney Rock
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Featured Route For Chimney Rock Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Southwest Face, Chimney Rock

West Tower - Southwest Face 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Chimney Rock
The 4-5 inch wide crack splitting the southwest face of Chimney Rock is an old-school blue-collar thrutch and a great example of 5.9 offwidth from the 1970s.The most direct line from the ground climbs a chossy stembox to reach the first major ledge. Walk to the back of the ledge and enter the chimney - you have the option of taking a finger crack (left) or heaving over a large chockstone in the chimney (right). You can get a #3 cam below the first roof before things get wide. Longsleeves and ten...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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