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Mormon Canyon Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Will Cobb on Apr 12, 2006
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Description 

The routes of Mormon Canyon are back country adventure routes of a serious nature. Approaches are 1 to 1.5 hours but are well worth the sweat.

Getting There 

Turn off of highway 89A onto Jordan Road. At the "T" junction turn left and drive past the Adobe style homes following Forest Access signs and onto the dirt road. The parking area at the end of this road has been recently renovated and the old shooting range is gone. Park, drop into the drainage on the right and turn left. Mormon Canyon is accessed by hiking up this wash.

Climbing Season



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16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',9],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',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 Mormon Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mormon Canyon:
Goliath   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 200'   
Earth Angel   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 700'   
Made In The Shade   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 550'   
Touched By An Angel   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 650'   
The Nameless Tower   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Mormon Mission   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 500'   
Duck for Cover   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
Starlord   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 3 pitches, 360'   
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Featured Route For Mormon Canyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Z. Harrison on the FA. Pitch 3

Plural Pleasures 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Mormon Canyon
Plural Pleasures is the hotter sister of Hot Hookers This several pitch variation climbs the obvious black seam right of Hot Hookers following even more astounding climbing. Pitch 1 - 5.10 PG-13 - 110'Same as Hot HookersPitch 2A - 3rd Class - 50'Walk, skip and crawl your way right on a ledge to an obvious chimney. Hands gear BelayPitch 2B - 5.10- - 33.78'Go up and right to a bolted anchor.Pitch 3 - 5.11+ - 75'...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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