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Description 

The Wedge is (surprise!) a wedge-shaped granite tower approximately 40 feet high located just northeast of Pinnacle Peak proper. It is plainly visible from the main trail against the sky. There are three main face climbing routes found on the Wedge, all of which are pretty good. Expect a bit of runout climbing on all of them. Rappel from bolts located atop the formation.

Getting There 

Hike up the tourist trail from the visitor's center (looks like a big smooth dirt golf cart path). At the sign marking the climber's trail headed for the Peak, turn left and head up. The trail curves back left (south) towards Loafer's Choice Slab and the AMC Boulder, then curves back to the west and uphill. Hike up the trail to the Wedge (stay right) from here.

Climbing Season

For the Pinnacle Peak area.

Weather station 0.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Wedge

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Wedge:
Naked Edge   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Featured Route For The Wedge
Rock Climbing Photo: Naked Edge in hand!

Naked Edge 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : The Wedge
This climb is on the south east side and is the rightmost bolted line on the face. It starts up a nice finger crack. Climb crack up and past the first two bolts where a bit of face climbing leads to a third bolt. From there, slap the right arete to the top and a 2 bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Wedge, Pinnacle Peak Jan 2011
The Wedge, Pinnacle Peak Jan 2011

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By Michael J Genovese
Sep 24, 2016
CONDITION REPORT 
Leeper bolts still on Redemption are pretty bad looking. Would hate to whip on one. The corner pull onto the face is pretty sweet though with the new glue in placed.