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High up on the mountain and 20 minutes down the ridge from the road pretty much insures solitude and adventure. Trad routes on mostly good rock are here but dancing around some funk is part of the deal some times.

Getting There 

Descend the same as described in the "getting there" section for the Reef of Rocks. Traverse the big ledge and follow it around the front of Neptune and Aegir.

Climbing Season

For the 7 - Upper Highway area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Poseidon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Poseidon:
Odyssey   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: 2nd pitch

Odyssey 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Poseidon
If you've ever complained that there's not enough good cracks in Southern Arizona, then you need to go climb this route RIGHT NOW. I'm going to go out on a limb and say that this is probably the best crack I've climbed in SoAZ. Unfortunately, there's high overhead: a long approach, plus either mediocre finishing pitches or a complex descent, but the second pitch alone is worth it and there's a number of other good pitches in the area. A good strategy might be to climb the first two pitches and t...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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Rock Climbing Photo: picasso?  george braque?
picasso? george braque?
Rock Climbing Photo: North face of Poseidon.
North face of Poseidon.

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