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Oak Creek Spire Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 34.80644, -111.72935 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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Description 

The Oak Creek Spire area includes the spires and routes just north of the Pine Valley Estates area at the east end of Jacks Canyon Road (Oak Creek Village).

This includes Oak Creek Spire, Beeflord Spire, etc.

Getting There 

Turn east onto Jacks Canyon Road off 179 and drive through neighborhoods to the trailhead parking lot (prior to Pine Valley Estates) near the end.

Climbing Season

For the Village of Oak Creek area.

Weather station 4.2 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',4],['5.12',5],['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 Oak Creek Spire Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Oak Creek Spire Area:
North Face/West Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   Oak Creek Spire
Winter Sun   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 5 pitches, 350'   Winter Sun Wall
Poquito Bandito   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 65'   Oak Creek Spire
Saxon Justice   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Tempeh Wall
"Southern Revival" South Face of Oak Creek Spire   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, 6 pitches, 560'   Oak Creek Spire
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Featured Route For Oak Creek Spire Area
Rock Climbing Photo: J.Snyder on P2, Winter 2014

Winter Sun 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Winter Sun Wall
'Winter Sun' aka Golden Lexus is a 3/5 route that is luckily not equal parts sand and splitter. Ultimately meaning that 3 out of the 5 pitches are quality fun and the other two might fill your bank account with sand.As the name implies the route sees lots of Sun which makes it a great outing on the coldest days of the year. P1. The approach pitch; Two options in the gully that will take you to the giant ledge. Left system climbs a low angle thrutch ramp into fun but sandy terrain. Some...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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