REI Community
King Conquerer

Select Route:
Conquerer Traverse 
Face Out 
King Conqueror 
Southwest Layback 

King Conquerer Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 40.004, -105.29786 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 7,224
Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: adam brink on Mar 14, 2003
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>


This boulder has a bit of everything good; a easy arete, a wicked overhanging highball handcrack, a traverse, and an excellent overhanging crimp problem. It gets great sun in the winter. This boulder is one of Flagstaff's finest.

Getting There 

Park at the big pull out on a hairpin turn 1/3rd to 1/2 of a mile past the Monkey Traverse parking. When you park you will be facing the First Overhang. Walk down the hill to the east until you see the Upper Y Traverse, then head up the ridge to the north. You will pass three small flatiron style boulders. King Conquerer caps the ridge and is split by a stunning, overhang hand crack. A small pipe sticks out of the top of the boulder.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in King Conquerer

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for King Conquerer:
Veasy   V-easy 3     Boulder, 15'   
Southwest Layback   V1+ 5     Boulder   
King Conqueror   V3 6A R     Boulder, 20'   
Face Out   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
Conquerer Traverse   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in King Conquerer

Featured Route For King Conquerer
Rock Climbing Photo: Owen Silver on King Conquer (not Conqueror). Jim M...

King Conqueror V3 6A Colorado : Boulder : ... : King Conquerer
King Conqueror ascends the beautiful crack running right up the middle of the rock. The problem is a lot more overhanging than it looks and uses the crack a lot less than you might expect. The crux is a little inobvious but a lot of fun once you figure it out. It is one of the best problems Flagstaff has to offer....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

Comments on King Conquerer Add Comment
Show which comments
By Cassidy Hill
May 7, 2003
The only problems listed for the King Conquer rock are the traverve and the face climb! What about King Conquer, the ominous overhanging hand crack? High quality rock with stellar moves, highball, and a rough landing to boot! Classic. P.S.: Dont top rope it, its a boulder problem!! V3***
Jul 15, 2007
What's with the pipe sticking out of the top?
By Dean Cool
From: Boulder, CO
Sep 7, 2010
Someone left a futon pad at the base of this boulder. As it's fine in most situations to bring such a large landing pad, it is not ok to leave any object behind...even if you are intending to come back the next day. Please claim your pad today, as it will most likely be removed tomorrow.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About