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The Cone Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,400'
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Submitted By: CTK on May 1, 2008
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Tonto National Forest


South East Facing Granite Feature with Great Face Climbing, scattered bolts and micro bulges. Good beginning leads, run out are possible! Bomber Boulder & or Tree Anchors, Great for a Top Belay! 3526 Peak Elevation for our Little Granite Mountain. Aprox Coordinates: Latitude: 33 degrees, 48, 30; Longitude: 111 degrees, 33, 26

Getting There 

Travel (Hike) just North of the Power Line Road( after parking) which runs either direction, from 136th St. west to 118th St.,(High Clearance Vehicle Required) in the area known as the Little Granite Mountain Access, a portion of the Tonto National Forest north of Dynamite Blvd.

Climbing Season

For the **Phoenix Areas area.

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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By Jbazarnic
Feb 9, 2016
Getting to the cone is a bit of an ordeal in and of itself, lots of big flaky boulders on the way up that offer little grip for shoes. Be very careful scrambling up as it is easy to slip. Also be aware of very thick plant growth in the area that is prime habitat for snakes as often times you'll have to step right on an overgrown bush to make it to the anchors up top. Stick to the right side of the cone to get up because the left side is super steep, flaky as hell, and just generally awful.

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