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Vertebral Ridge Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 34.92488, -111.83797 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, JJ Schlick, Luke Bertelsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: markguycan on Mar 24, 2015
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Description 

Ridge consists of the 6 spires between Dry Creek Spires and Mars Attacks.

Getting There 

Start from same parking spot as per Dry Creek Spires, head left at fork after 100yrds, drop back down into wash and follow faint climbers trail up weakness in rim rock to plateau.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.5 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Rock Climbing Photo: Scott after FA

Atlas Shrugged 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  Arizona : Sedona Area : ... : Vertebral Ridge
P1:start on the South/southwest aspect. Hand and finger crack in a shallow corner. Shift right below the roof past a bolt to another lower angle corner, continue up slabs to gear belay.(5.10) 3rd class up slabs about 30ft to base of the giant boulder.P2: really just a 20ft boulder problem with 2 bolts. To descend rap from slings, then 3rd class down ledges to the North -circling behind to gully on the east side....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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