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16 Weeks S 
5.10 Fever  T 
50/50 T 
Amateur Hour (AKA When the bush blows she's ready to go) S 
Black Swan S 
California Crack T 
Chummers Class  S 
Clean Slate S 
Creature, The S 
I Love My Wife S 
Off The Couch S 
Old Walley T 
PEZ - Photo Enforcement Zone T 
Pitbull Lipstick S 
Prosthesis S 
Recovery, The S 
Shaman School S 
Spirit Weasel S 
Sunny Side T 
Top Kill T 
Trust The Process T 
Whistle Stop, The S 

Middle Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,000'
Location: 35.30686, -111.70529 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JJ Schlick on May 24, 2015
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Description 

The gateway to The Main Wall, this area is packed with charm, striking steep lines, and the hardest routes up here! Please be considerate with your gear, as the trail unfortunately serves double duty as belay areas. This area includes all routes climber's left of entrance trail to the route just beyond the conspicuous line 50/50, just before the wall gets, um, chossy.

Getting There 

Left of entrance trail.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.1 miles from here

22 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',8],['5.12',6],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Middle Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Middle Area:
Clean Slate   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Off The Couch   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Creature   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Sunny Side   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
5.10 Fever    5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, 70'   
50/50   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
California Crack   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 70'   
I Love My Wife   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Top Kill   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
16 Weeks   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Trust The Process   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Prosthesis   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 70'   
The Whistle Stop   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
PEZ - Photo Enforcement Zone   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
The Recovery   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   
Pitbull Lipstick   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Black Swan   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Shaman School   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Middle Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Thee line!

Shaman School 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : Middle Area
Shaman School tackles an overhanging column in the center of the wall. You'll know it when you see it. Cruise up the flake and then bear hug your way up to a vicious crux at the top of the pretty feature. After the crux, wander up easier climbing to the chain anchor at the top of the wall....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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Rock Climbing Photo: July '15, after a good rain.
July '15, after a good rain.
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