REI Community
The Back Walls

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Band Camp S 
City Dweller (Cellar Dweller) S 
Freezerburn S 
Madam Butterfly S 
Sweeping Sickness.  S 
Who's Your Daddy?  S 

The Back Walls Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 36.65743, -114.00569 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 2,502
Administrators: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Josh Janes on Dec 1, 2015
This Afternoon

77° | 58°

78° | 57°

70° | 48°

65° | 45°

65° | 45°

66° | 47°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
The Alcove on the fair left (east) side of the mai...


Mainly slabby and vertical moderates on good, grey, water sculpted rock.

Getting There 

Hike up the trail from the parking, passing underneath The Grail and the Sacred Trust. Head to the back of the canyon. 25 minutes.

Climbing Season

For the Lime Kiln Canyon area.

Weather station 11.8 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Back Walls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Back Walls:
Madam Butterfly   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Band Camp   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Sweeping Sickness.    5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Who's Your Daddy?    5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   
Freezerburn   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
City Dweller (Cellar Dweller)   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in The Back Walls

Featured Route For The Back Walls
Rock Climbing Photo: The route

Freezerburn 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : The Back Walls
Climbs from the dirt trail, and a small dish on sharp holds, left to a shallow dihedral eventually pulling a small overlap and finishing on the face to the right of "Whos your daddy" ( sharing anchors)...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

Comments on The Back Walls Add Comment
Show which comments
By Jeff Scheuerell
May 15, 2017
Anyone have info on the new line to the left of Watery Tart?

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About