Mormon Canyon Rock Climbing
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.
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 For the Sedona area.
Weather station 0.2 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Mormon Canyon
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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'
Starlord 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 3 pitches, 360'
Featured Route For Mormon Canyon
Hot Hookers 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
: Sedona Area
: ... : Mormon Canyon
This line climbs nothing up a hold covered face. The line features minimal protection bolts and maximum outrageous gear placements. Place gear when you find it, and always be on the hunt.Route faces west and bakes in the sun in the afternoon. All anchors are bolted.Pitch 1 - 120' - 5.10Mini-quest up the slab to a small crack below a large roof. Plug some nuts and jam, heel hook and jug your way through the roof and onto the slab above, where your quest continues straight up t...[more] Browse More Classics in Arizona