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The Hump Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 2,707'
Location: 33.51494, -111.9616 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jonathan Croom on Jun 14, 2017
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Description 

This is the Camel's Hump, the highest summit of Camelback Mountain.

The two routes here are both on the NE face immediately below the summit. This is the relatively clean face of rock near the summit that is visible from the ground.

Getting There 

Follow the swarms of people to the summit via Echo Canyon trail, which climbs about 1,200' in a mile of class 2-3. Plan about 45 min.

Climbing Season

For the Camelback Mountain area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For The Hump

Humpty Pumpty 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Arizona : Central Arizona : ... : The Hump
Awesome sport climbing on very clean rock at the summit of Camelback. The rock is solid granite, and is far better quality than most of the climbing at Camelback. The climbing is very fun, with bolts at the cruxes. Larger holds at the beginning give way to vertical climbing on crimps. Stays in the shade during warm afternoons. Excellent route, any very much worth the hike!(Note:The line described here is the right route on the face, with newer bolts. There is another route on old bolts to the le...[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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