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Dry Creek Spires

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Dry Creek Spires Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 34.88686, -111.81319 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Dry creek spires. Black Arrow is on the formation ...

Description 

A nice group of 3 crags, each with convenient access. Good single & multipitch routes.

Getting There 

From the kiosk where Dry Creek Road turns to dirt, drive a few hundred yards to a small parking spot on the left, just before the road makes a dramatic left turn. Park here. All 3 crags are visible from the parking area. Cross the road and head to the crag of your choice.

Climbing Season

For the Dry Creek Road Area area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',2],['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 Dry Creek Spires

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dry Creek Spires:
Dry Creek Spire   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spire
Chimney Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 200'   Hidden Tower
Original Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Ten Minute Spire
Free Beer   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Beer Bottle Spire
Black Arrow   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 330'   Dry Creek Spire
The Happy Ending   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spire
Corndog Spire   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   Corndog Spire
Stone IPA   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Beer Bottle Spire
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Rock Climbing Photo: Scott after FA

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P1:start on the South/southwest aspect. Hand and finger crack in a shallow corner. Shift right below the roof past a bolt to another lower angle corner, continue up slabs to gear belay.(5.10) 3rd class up slabs about 30ft to base of the giant boulder.P2: really just a 20ft boulder problem with 2 bolts. To descend rap from slings, then 3rd class down ledges to the North -circling behind to gully on the east side....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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