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The Acropolis

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The Acropolis Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Orphaned on Apr 19, 2006
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The Acropolis is a big formation found just north of the Steamboat Rock/Tisha Spire/Princess Spire cluster.

Getting There 

The Acropolis is approached from the Midgley Bridge parking area and sits just north of Tisha Spire. From the 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 Rock. From there, you can traverse the saddle over to reach the south face of Acropolis.

Climbing Season

For the Sedona area.

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Acropolis

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Acropolis:
Flight of the Anasazi   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 190'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Mike with a nice heal toe!

Rad OW 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : The Acropolis
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By markguycan
From: flagstaff, AZ
Jun 3, 2006
for 50M dash and the Olympiad approach up Wilson canyon til the trail crosses the wash for the third time, then head up a faint trail climbing steeply for about 100ft. then contour toward the south west over slick rock slabs to the North East ridge of the Acropolis.
By Lindsey Western
From: Flagstaff
Sep 29, 2015
Is there a way to climb to the summit? has that been done?

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