West Sedona Rock Climbing
West Sedona is a local divide in town, and separated from Sedona proper by the large hill west of the "Y" on 89A.
West Sedona is also the gateway to such classics as Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride 5.9, Mars Attacks 5.9, The Golden Spike 5.11+, and The Red Planet 5.13. These routes, and many more fine lines are spread out across the formations which define the Dry Creek basin, and in the deep canyons that tumble off the rim. It is a stunning landscape.
From the "Y" of 89A and 179, head west on 89A towards Cottonwood. Dry Creek Rd will be several miles down and on the north side of the road.
The GPS coordinates below are for the start of Dry Creek Road.
Weather station 1.9 miles from here
80 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',35],['2 Stars',29],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in West Sedona
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Sedona:
Featured Route For West Sedona
MAJAKOL Line 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c AZ
: Sedona Area
: ... : Jap Head
The start is face to a thin crack that widens to perfect hands, the rock is harder than lots of other soft sedona routes. Great hands for a long ways then a short easy OW section gets you to the works. A 10' roof guards the exit but it's no more than 10+ jams with a bomber lock after the roof. Steep lieback on the limestone band to exit right and you're done. ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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