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Granite Basin Crags Rock Climbing 


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From the top of Waves of Rock, Original Route.

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Description 

Several areas worth noting in the basin beneath the main Granite Mountain cliff. Rock quality varies from fine-grained rock found at the main cliff to a coarser grained rock interspersed with chunky, chickenhead like intrusions.

Getting There 

Use the same trailhed parking areas as for Granite Mountain.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.6 miles from here

22 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',10],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',5],['5.10',1],['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 Granite Basin Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Granite Basin Crags:
Hang Ten   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 350'   Waves of Rock
Flake Thing   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 325'   Waves of Rock
Southwest Ridge   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 240'   Lizard Head
Original Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Waves of Rock
Twin Cracks   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR   Boulderland : North Side
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Featured Route For Granite Basin Crags
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down at second belay.

Flake Thing 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Arizona : Central Arizona : ... : Waves of Rock
Follow the large flake straight up to the shallow roof with horizontal crack, follow this roof traversing right until coming upon the first bolt/2nd Opt. belay. Pull over the roof (5.6 Crux) then follow the line of bolts up slab to the next belay. Then follow the line of bolts again up the slab, past 3rd Opt. belay, to another shallow and long horizontal roof with a large ledge beneath it. Mantle the "roof" and continue past a Piton and two bolts, the rap chains/belay will be on the left. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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