Granite Basin Crags Rock Climbing
From the top of Waves of Rock, Original Route.
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.
Use the same trailhed parking areas as for Granite Mountain.
Climbing Season For the Granite Mountain area.
Weather station 6.2 miles from here
23 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Granite Basin Crags
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Granite Basin Crags:
Featured Route For Granite Basin Crags
If I Had a Hammer (free) 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Arizona
: Central Arizona
: ... : Seal Smasher Wall
Start from ledge which can be easily accessed from the right side of the crag, or start at the base of the rock and climb a short 5.7 pitch to the ledge. Build a belay below the little prickly-pear. Follow vertical cracks to the left side of the huge roof, below a chimney. Traverse right under the wave/beak roof (crux) to the sloping ledge on the other side, and belay (#2-#3 c4s). Squeeze up the short but clean OW pitch to big ledge, and either scramble off right back down to the bot...[more] Browse More Classics in Arizona