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Fifty Foot Spire Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.92043, -111.85806 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Stumpy little spire that blends into the lower cliffs of Basketball Dome.

Getting There 

Roughly 30-40 minute approach from Boynton Canyon trailhead involving a short bit of unpleasant bushwhacking up to the saddle. Curl around the north end of the resort and whack partway up the gully below Basketball Dome.

Climbing Season

For the Dry Creek Road Area area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Fifty Foot Spire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Fifty Foot Spire:
Fifty Foot Spire   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking northeast at Fifty Foot Spire on the appro...

Fifty Foot Spire 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Fifty Foot Spire
This route climbs the northwest face of Fifty Foot Spire in one short but stout pitch.Part 1 (trad): The first half is a bit of choss-tossing up to a crooked tight-hands crack (5.10-). Jam up to the ledge below the intimidating roof.Part 2 (sport): Reach up to clip the first bolt and power through the pumpy overhang (5.10+), which is adorned with finger-slots reminiscent of a hangboard (see photo). I believe there are 4 bolts protecting this section, all in very good condition.Dig ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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