Paul Davidson (leading) and Steve Grossman on the ...
Not surprisingly, The Prow, is the pointed intersection of the two canyons of Paradise Forks. There are lots of good, long routes at The Prow and it's popular with climbers. During the summer season, it's mostly sunny in the morning, but in the shade later in the day, at least the side facing the Sine Wall.
The Prow Area is south along the same side of the canyon that contains Pillow Wall, at the intersection of the two canyons.
Weather station 11.3 miles from here
20 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Prow
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Prow:
Mayflower 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Jolly Roger 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Cheeseball 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Crow's Nest 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
The Prow 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch
Yardarm 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 40'
On The Edge 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Lacuna 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Rumbleseat 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
R Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Sail Away 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad, 1 pitch
Shotgun 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For The Prow
Shittin Bricks 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Arizona
: Paradise Forks
: The Prow
Shittin Bricks is one of the longest 5.12s at the Forks and is a full value adventure. Start off on a thankfully short chossy band of sandstone. Work the tight finger jams, positive small edges, gastons, and some burly stemming to reach easier climbing... Slightly smaller than average fingers might be an advantage on this one. The rest of the route is really fun, and varied with all sorts of different crack styles. Although the grade backs off it certainly keeps after you to the top! A long...[more] Browse More Classics in Arizona
By Dean Hoffman
Feb 7, 2006
When climbing on the Prow wall please try to find suitable gear anchors or use trees far from the edge. Please try to fight the urge to rap off the lone pine tree at the lip. Due to increased traffic over the years erosion is becoming a problem and well you kind of feel sorry for that ole tree.
By Robbie Brown
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Aug 15, 2014
anyone find a pair of TC pros?