Cottonwood Mesa Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Southern most point of Wally's wall
There are climbs in both North and South exposure, but overall west aspect. The rock quality is mostly good and resembles Zion rock.
Located directly east of Colorado City. A local pond can be found on the east side of town. From here find a good parking spot, look up at the closest cliffs (Wally's Wall) and hike 20-30 minutes to the base of the cliffs.
Climbing Season For the The Arizona Strip area.
Weather station 1.5 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Cottonwood Mesa
Wally's Route 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a AZ
: Northern Arizona
: ... : Cottonwood Mesa
Pitch 1: Start in the 10 ft tall chimney, mantle and arrive at a bolt that protects some loose offwidth/sport until a solid hand crack. Climb an amazing hand crack that eventually turns into a chimney, arrive at a 3 bolt anchor (5.9+)(90 ft). Pitch 2: Make a few (5.7) moves in a hand crack and arrive into a large chimney, stay out of the chimney and face climb (sparsely protected) the remainder of the pitch at easy 5th class, arrive at a 2 bolt anchor(30 ft)....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ