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Dorsal Fin Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.88778, -111.81252 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Derek Field on Feb 20, 2017
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Bean rappelling the normal route on the Dorsal Fin...


Short fin-type spire in the center of the Dry Creek cirque. Isolated from the other Dry Creek Spires.

Getting There 

Park at Dry Creek Vista trailhead, as for the other Dry Creek Spires. Walk northward on the main Dry Creek jeep track (FR-152C) for a few hundred yards, to the first curve in the road, which coincides with the main gully draining the Dry Creek Spires. Turn east (toward the spires) and follow this gully all the way to its head, where the Dorsal Fin is located. Total: 20-30 mins

Climbing Season

For the Dry Creek Road Area area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Bean getting a good fist jam on the topout.

Dorsal Fin 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Dorsal Fin
Short-but-sweet spire route with a fun mix of climbing styles.Route: Squirm up the big flared offwidth to the notch. Step across the gap and climb the featured face past 3 bolts. Jam a short fist crack to gain the two-bolt anchor below the summit blocks.The summit scramble has a couple low-5th moves....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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