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Lookout Tower Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.90883, -111.8636 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Derek Field on Feb 28, 2017
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Northeast aspect, Lookout Tower.


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

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

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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The left-hand of the twin cracks systems piercing the west face of the Lookout Tower. Like its neighbor (Rockchuck) this short line provides a diverse tour of crack sizes, with some face maneuvering down low for good measure. P1-Start up a right-facing corner with a crux bulge at about 20' that is passed via face holds and stemming to a stance. Continue up the clean, left-leaning corner/ramp with fingers widening to .75 Camalot sized. The final 10' is a wider crack, but choked with some loose ro...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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