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The Altar Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 34.21963, -111.26213 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: manuel rangel on Mar 14, 2016
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The Altar is the large dark dome behind Clay. The ...

Description 

North facing dome with three worthwhile routes. A short approach helps.

Getting There 

Park 100yds before gate and walk through gate onto Boulder Loop Trail for 20 minutes. As you reach the first steep rise in the trail you will see the Altar to the left about couple hundred yards away. Descend BLT to bottom of drainage and turn left into general southerly direction towards crag. Cairns mark the initially meandering path. Aim for the left side of crag. Final portion of hike steepens.

Climbing Season

For the Central Arizona area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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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Spiritual Stroking 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Arizona : Central Arizona : ... : The Altar
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