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Cottonwood Mesa 

Colorado City Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.98557, -112.9752 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The climbing in the area is much like Zion rock. It is part of the vermillion cliffs(AZ)/Cannan Wilderness(UT). The local people are mostly harmless and nice, however, crazy looks and the feeling of being out of place is common.

Getting There 

Located 45 miles east of St. George or 32 miles west of Fredonia.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['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]


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Second-hander 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : Cottonwood Mesa
Start on the left side with a huge broken chimney, arrive at a bolt and traverse right (5.10C) passing another bolt. Arrive at a 8 ft section of loose, flaring offwidth that is protected by a bolt. Reach high and jam solid, wonderful thin hands for the remaining 60 feet. The last ten feet narrows down to thin hands/wide fingers (5.10+) to a two bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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