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The Throne Rock Climbing 


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Location: 35.87066, -93.05228 View Map  Incorrect?
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Photo: Tyler Casey Route: "poison ivy"

Description 

This is a popular toproping area, as there is easy access to the top. There are numerous easier lines, so it is also a popular area for beginning leaders. The harder lines tend to be face climbs.

There is a mix of sun and shade, so all seasons can be good. The rock is also generally great.

Getting There 

This is the hill in the valley that is surrounded on all sides by steep walls. Either 1: take the Dog Walkdown on the West Main Bluff, following it to the Chickenhead Wall on the East Main Bluff or, 2: take the trail at the end of the driveway, heading to the Chickenhead Wall from above as described in the East Main Bluff description.

From the Chickenhead wall, take the trail heading towards the Throne in the valley.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

41 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',10],['5.8',6],['5.9',5],['5.10',8],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['5.13',2],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Throne

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Throne:
Fat Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   White Trash Wall
Step Up   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 50'   White Trash Wall
Diagonal Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   White Trash Wall
Boston Rag   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   White Trash Wall
Albino Rhino   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 55'   South Side & Albino Rhino W...
Poison Ivy   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 55'   Poison Ivy Wall
Spring Break   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   The Throne Proper
New York Minute   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   White Trash Wall
You Crack Me Up   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   White Trash Wall
Patio Direct   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   The Plaque Wall
White Trash   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   White Trash Wall
Tandem Slide aka Last Waltz   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 40'   White Trash Wall
White Lightning   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Poison Ivy Wall
Past the Jugs   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'   South Side & Albino Rhino W...
Instant Karma   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   The Plaque Wall
Dry County   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Poison Ivy Wall
Quantum Leap   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 40'   South Side & Albino Rhino W...
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Rock Climbing Photo: TR of Mikes Crack

Mike's Crack 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : ... : Blind Man's Bluff
Climb the face about 15 feet to obtain a horizontal crack and the thin vertical crack system. Follow it to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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