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Summit Block Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 34.88502, -111.79434 View Map  Incorrect?
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Chris Parks on rap as seen from the Gap at the bas...


Summit Block Rock is located tucked away inside the northwesternmost shadow of Coffeepot Rock and barely visible until you're fairly close. If you squint a lot and use your imagination, it sort of looks like a big sandstone candlestick with a rock flame on top.

Getting There 

Summit Block Rock is approached via... I'll add this later...

Climbing Season

For the Coffeepot Rock Area area.

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Summit Block Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Summit Block Rock:
Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
Shagging the Doctor   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 350'   
The Quiet Storm   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 300'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: My wife rapping off the summit of Summit Block Roc...

Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Summit Block Rock
Dr. Rubo's has gained in popularity over the last few years as one of Sedona's best moderate multipitch outings. The climbing is pretty dang good, with the awesome splitter crack of the second pitch being the highlight of the ascent. The route sits on Summit Block Rock, found just left (west) of Coffeepot Rock.P1) Climb the obvious slot on the left side of the face to a belay seat at bolts atop the limestone band.P2) Thrutch up through the slot right above the belay to gain the splitter hand cra...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

Photos of Summit Block Rock Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: David Bloom on the summit April 1994.
David Bloom on the summit April 1994.
Rock Climbing Photo: Chris Parks raps from the top of Summit Block Rock...
Chris Parks raps from the top of Summit Block Rock...
Rock Climbing Photo: Summit Block Rock as seen from below the ledge on ...
BETA PHOTO: Summit Block Rock as seen from below the ledge on ...

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By J. Snyder
From: Flagstaff, Arizona
Nov 22, 2011
Updated "getting there" beta:
From the 89a drive North on Coffee Pot Dr.
At the 1st stop sign turn left and drive West on Sanborn Dr.
Turn Right on Little Elf Dr and drive North until road turns right.
Park in the Sugar Loaf Trail head parking lot.
Be respectful of the neighborhood and drive slowly!
By Ben Thiesing
Jan 7, 2017
Thanks Jeff!

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