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6 - Mid-Mountain

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6 - Mid-Mountain Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,000'
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Description 

Mid-Mountain covers climbs between Willow Canyon Circle (~milepost 16) up to the Palisades Ranger Station (milepost 19.4).

This large area has a huge diversity of climbing in cool ponderosa pine forest, offering a great respite from the desert. However, large portions of the forest in this area were burned in the 2004 Aspen Fire. Be on the lookout for falling dead trees and other hazards in burn areas.

Getting There 

Catalina Highway

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Weather station 0.8 miles from here

371 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',72],['2 Stars',211],['1 Star',70],['Bomb',3]
['<=5.6',20],['5.7',31],['5.8',41],['5.9',56],['5.10',99],['5.11',74],['5.12',14],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',22],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',3],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 6 - Mid-Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 6 - Mid-Mountain:
In Lightning   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   The Druid
Sudden Impact   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Ridgeline
The Dark Side of Oz   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 80'   Munchkinland Area : The Towers
Clip Clip Here, Clip Clip There   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   Munchkinland Area : The Towers
Glowing In The Distance   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Ridgeline
Hunger For The Time   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Sky Valley
Small Brown Mouse   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 50'   Ridgeline
Sudden Death   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Munchkinland Area : Wall of the Trundling Troll...
Run Like Hell   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Munchkinland Area : Wall of the Trundling Troll...
If I Only Had a Brain   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Munchkinland Area : Wall of the Marching Munchk...
Mirror Image   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 100'   Red Diamond Wall
Quickdraw McGraw   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   Wheeler Wall
Graceland   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Red Diamond Wall
Flying Monkeys   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Munchkinland Area : Wall of the Dancing Dwarfs
Sidewinder   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Red Diamond Wall
Bron- yr-aur   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   The Druid
Business as Usual   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   Munchkinland Area : Wall of the Trundling Troll...
Vahalla   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 185'   Munchkinland Area : Wall of the Trundling Troll...
Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 2 pitches, 115'   Munchkinland Area : Wall of the Dancing Dwarfs
Ruby Slippers   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Munchkinland Area : Wall of the Marching Munchk...
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Featured Route For 6 - Mid-Mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: Rounding the corner halfway to the chains.

Sudden Death 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Wall of the Trundling Troll...
This demanding climb is interesting, varied, and well protected. Look for the prominent, left-facing corner system that switches cracks about 25 feet up. It is best to establish the belayer at the ledge at the base of the steep climbing. Some climbers will do this route in two pitches, stopping at the infamous sudden death belay block (which is well-attached to the wall.) This is an awkward and uncomfortable belay station, and one of the two following options is suggested. The best way to ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Rock Climbing Photo: it was hot that day. real hot. Munchkin land climb...
it was hot that day. real hot. Munchkin land climb...
Rock Climbing Photo: Impressive looking face and dihedral on the downhi...
Impressive looking face and dihedral on the downhi...
Rock Climbing Photo: Charlie King and Rev. Mcleod hiking back to the ca...
Charlie King and Rev. Mcleod hiking back to the ca...
Rock Climbing Photo: Anyone know these climbs? They are below "Rid...
Anyone know these climbs? They are below "Rid...

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