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Dry Creek Road Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.90922, -111.84107 View Map  Incorrect?
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A big (300ft) unclimbed? wall in long canyon.

Description 

This area is in the westernmost part of Sedona and (interestingly enough) located off Dry Creek Road, north of highway 89.

Getting There 

Drive west on 89 to reach Dry Creek Road, then head north. The road turns to dirt after a while. Continue to parking as described for routes here.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.9 miles from here

59 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',28],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',4],['5.8',5],['5.9',12],['5.10',25],['5.11',12],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=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 Dry Creek Road Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dry Creek Road Area:
Ursa Minor   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   Bear Mountain Area : Bear Mountain
Dry Creek Spire   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spires : Dry Creek Spire
Mars Attacks   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches, 350'   The Fin
Original Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Dry Creek Spires : Ten Minute Spire
The 3 Amigos   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 120'   Boynton Canyon : Three Amigos
Nirvana   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 240'   Boynton Canyon : Nirvana Buttress
Free Beer   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Dry Creek Spires : Beer Bottle Spire
2 Legit 2 Quit    5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 5 pitches, 400'   Fay Canyon : Fay Buttress
Tiptoe Through the 2 Lips   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   Long Canyon
Black Arrow   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 330'   Dry Creek Spires : Dry Creek Spire
The Happy Ending   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spires : Dry Creek Spire
Big Corner   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   The Fin
Watch Out, Grandpa   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   Enchantment Wall : Grandpa Buttress
Tomahawk Tower   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Brins Mesa
Aladdin's Lamp   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Brins Mesa
Stone IPA   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Dry Creek Spires : Beer Bottle Spire
Oski   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   Bear Mountain Area : Bear Mountain
The Golden Spike   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 5 pitches, 600'   H.S. Canyon
Desert Mule   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 225'   Secret Canyon
Red Planet   5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   The Fin
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Featured Route For Dry Creek Road Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Watch Out Grandpa

Watch Out, Grandpa 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Grandpa Buttress
P1: Climb up & right past 5 bolts to obvious crack, watching for serious rope drag if not careful. Up crack bulge (10+ crux) to awesome hands to final steep boulder move. Belay at bolted rap station on comfy ledge. 100'P2: Up short, easy chimney (5.7 no gear) to another big ledge and belay bolts. 40' P3: Stem, squirm, & wrangle up awesome O/W (5.10-) to roof moves and end of route on pillar top. 50'. Scramble up to summit and great (...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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