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Sedona Bouldering Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,000'
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Though Sedona doesn't have the quantity of high quality bouldering that Flagstaff has, areas like The Anvil Boulders, and Grasshopper Point offer up unique problems on steel grey, featured sandstone, near the banks of Oak Creek. So whether you are looking for warm stone in cold conditions, or a little summertime creek bouldering, you are sure to find something that will make your palms sweat.

Rock Climbing Photo: Riding the Stunning Laser Cut V3, The Anvil Boulde...
Riding the Stunning Laser Cut V3, The Anvil Boulders.

And there is still a lot of "backcountry" exploring to do. One can still stumble upon laser cut arêtes, and splitter crack problems that have maybe seen an ascent, maybe not. The many canyons in Sedona may still yield some concentrated areas with some work.

Rock Climbing Photo: Moving to the jug on Black Ice V2, Grass Hopper Po...
Moving to the jug on Black Ice V2, Grass Hopper Point.

Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out on Dirty Hole Right, Upper Midgley Was...
Topping out on Dirty Hole Right, Upper Midgley Wash.

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72 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',41],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sedona Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sedona Bouldering:
Chill start   V-easy 3     Boulder, 1 pitch, 20'   The Anvil Boulders
Tall Crack   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 22'   The Anvil Boulders
Buddha Beads   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 12'   Upper Midgley Wash
Warm Up Slab   V1 5     Boulder, 17'   The Anvil Boulders
Pocket Problem   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   The Anvil Boulders
Keyhole   V1 5     Boulder, 1 pitch, 12'   The Anvil Boulders
Black Tide   V2 5+ PG13     Boulder, 25'   The Anvil Boulders
Shootin For Pulleys   V3 6A     Boulder, 25'   The Anvil Boulders
Lazer Cut   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   The Anvil Boulders
Big Arete   V4 6B     Boulder, 16'   Grasshopper Point Boulders : Second Area
O.B.E. (Out of Body Experience)   V4 6B     Boulder, 25'   The Anvil Boulders
Stems And Seeds   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 12'   The Anvil Boulders
Pinch of Sugar   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   The Anvil Boulders
Alien Baby Left   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 15'   The Anvil Boulders
Crack Factory   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   The Anvil Boulders
Free Willy   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   The Anvil Boulders
Stuff Shootin'    V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   Grasshopper Point Boulders : Across the Creek
Mars Attacks   V9 7C     Boulder, 10'   The Anvil Boulders
Alien Baby Right   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   The Anvil Boulders
Big Sexy   V10 7C+     Boulder, 15'   The Anvil Boulders
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Rock Climbing Photo: Riding the Stunning Laser Cut V3, The Anvil Boulde...

Lazer Cut V3 6A  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : The Anvil Boulders
Around the corner from Free Willy, start low with a sidepull and the triangle sloper around the corner and climb the left-leaning shallow crack and the arete. Rock over and scramble up the very tall slab. It is also possible to climb the crack direct....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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