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Gibraltar Rock Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,535'
Location: 34.82007, -111.75046 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Derek Field on Apr 25, 2017
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Looking east at Apache Arrow (left) and Gibraltar ...

Description 

This page includes Gibraltar Rock and its satellite formations. Basically all the rocks between Church Spires and Courthouse Butte. Immense vertical seas of golden sandstone rising out of the scrub.

Getting There 

Most routes are accessed by parking at Little Horse Trailhead, south of the Chapel on Highway-179.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.3 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Classic Climbing Routes in Gibraltar Rock Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gibraltar Rock Area:
Sedona's Scenic Cruise    5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 5 pitches, 700'   Gibraltar Rock
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Featured Route For Gibraltar Rock Area
Rock Climbing Photo: IMAX Experience topo.

IMAX Experience 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : IMAX Tower
The IMAX Experience is a proud wide crack that splits the steep north face of IMAX Tower. An exceptional backcountry adventure: exciting climbing on outlandish rock with nobody in sight. The three-dimensional features are just as wild as they look from a distance.Be aware of the risk/commitment factor: IMAX Tower is located in a seldom-traveled part of Sedona, and there is no fixed anchor until the top.Pitch 1: (5.7) Scramble up a chossy 4th-class staircase to gain a major ledge 25 feet o...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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