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Upper Sullivan's

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
2 Legit 2 Quit T 
Annihilator T 
Cyclops eye T,TR 
Fence Post Direct T 
Old Twelve T,TR 
S Crack T 
Sully's Gully T 
Twin Cracks  T,TR 
Unknown T 
Unknown OW T 
Z Crack T,TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Upper Sullivan's Rock Climbing 

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This part of Sullies is more of a top-rope area and is popular with beginners, but there is plenty to do for climbers of all abilities. Routes are shorter than those found in Lower Sullivan's, but most can be led if you want. Plenty of natural anchors can be made just about anywhere along the rim. DO NOT PLACE BOLTS IN THIS CANYON.

Getting There 

Located off Old Highway 89 about 5 miles north of Chino Valley or 1/2 mile south of Paulden. Take hwy 89 turn onto Old Highway 89 to a point where the road crosses over the Verde river. Park in a lot on the east side of the road south of the river. Hike east along the rim, rap or hike in.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.4 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Sullivan's

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Sullivan's:
Twin Cracks    5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
S Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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By Scott M. McNamara
From: Tucson, Arizona
Nov 8, 2014
Bee Wear! There may be a hive on the south aspect (that is to say, the north side of the canyon) near Cyclops Eye.

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