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Steamboat Rock/Midgley Bridge Area

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Steamboat Rock/Midgley Bridge Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 34.88934, -111.75151 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area is located just northwest of Midgley Bridge, up on a prominent step of sandstone. From the parking area at Midgley Bridge, you will be able to see Steamboat Rock prominently, and the tops of Princess and Tisha Spire formations as well.

Getting There 

From the Midgley Bridge parking area, take the Wilson Canyon Trail to the Jim Thompson Trail turnoff, then after about five minutes on the JTT, turn uphill and gain the ridge above that is followed to Steamboat and access to Princess and Tisha.

Climbing Season

For the Sedona area.

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

45 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',8],['5.10',15],['5.11',14],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Steamboat Rock/Midgley Bridge Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Steamboat Rock/Midgley Bridge Area:
Happy Ending   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Super Crack Tower
Tofurkey   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Super Crack Tower
North Face Route   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Trad, 3 pitches, 280'   Super Crack Tower
Consumation Crack    5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Super Crack Tower
Pre-Marital Sex   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   Super Crack Tower
The Windows Route   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 220'   Super Crack Tower
Window of Opportunity   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Super Crack Tower
Turkish Bride   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R     Trad, 4 pitches, 220'   Super Crack Tower
Princess Spire Regular Route   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   Princess Spire
Shotgun Wedding   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Super Crack Tower
Inception   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 5 pitches, 350'   Super Crack Tower
Flight of the Anasazi   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 190'   The Acropolis
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