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Lookout Tower Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,672'
Location: 34.90883, -111.8636 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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Northeast aspect, Lookout Tower.

Description 

Classic 120-foot spire standing over Fay Canyon on the east side. Aptly named, with a fantastic vantage across Sedona. Very unique rock layers, even for Schnebly.

Getting There 

Park at Fay Canyon trailhead. Follow the trail for 5-10 minutes, then branch right on a climber's trail that threads its way due north through the cliff bands. Arrive at the bottom of the south face in 30 minutes.

See Google Earth image.

Climbing Season

For the Dry Creek Road Area area.

Weather station 5.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Lookout Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lookout Tower:
East Fayce   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
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Featured Route For Lookout Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Treehouse Jam topo

Treehouse Jam 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Lookout Tower
Treehouse Jam features steep crack climbing in a range of sizes through a neat little variety of Sedona rock. It leads to the summit of Lookout Tower via the far right crack system on the north face. Pitch 1: Take the path of least resistance through 30 feet of cruddy rock (5.6; good pro). Your reward is a perfect handcrack highway to the two-bolt anchor beside the honeycomb. (5.9, 50 feet)Pitch 2: Thrutch up the honeycomb offwidth (5.10-) and catch your breath on ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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Rock Climbing Photo: A Google Earth image with a rough markup of the ap...
BETA PHOTO: A Google Earth image with a rough markup of the ap...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lookout Tower, north face panorama (Photo: Garth S...
Lookout Tower, north face panorama (Photo: Garth S...

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