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Talon's Grip Area

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Talon's Grip Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 33.27099, -111.0461 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: arjunmh on Mar 3, 2014
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Description 

The middle, west facing region of Raptor Ridge, this area is marked by the two hard sport climbs: Peregrin's Prey (11+) and Talon's Grip (12-). Two more moderate lines (5.8 sport and 5.9 mixed) are good warm ups and a wide crack rounds out the selection for this sub-area.

Getting There 

When the trail gets you to the Ridge, turn right and head uphill to the next buttress south of the west facing routes of The Roost Area.

Climbing Season

For the The Refuge area.

Weather station 2.3 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['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]


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Talon's Grip (aka Nestor) 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Talon's Grip Area
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