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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
In the shouldery 1st crux of the second pitch.

In the shouldery 1st crux of the second pitch.

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Intermission (5.11c)

Nov 22, 2013

Second pitch. You can link 1&2 with minimal rope drag.

Second pitch. You can link 1&2 with minimal rope drag.

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Intermission (5.11c)

Nov 22, 2013

The rest jug.

The rest jug.

NV : Red Rock : ... : Pain Check (5.12a)

Apr 26, 2013

Final crux sequence

Final crux sequence

NV : Red Rock : ... : Pain Check (5.12a)

Apr 26, 2013

Very fun movement throughout this climb.

Very fun movement throughout this climb.

NV : Red Rock : ... : Pain Check (5.12a)

Apr 26, 2013

TUFA!!!

TUFA!!!

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Tufa Yard Dash (5.11c)

Dec 11, 2012

Photo by Nick W. Taken from Johns Meat Market.

Photo by Nick W. Taken from Johns Meat Market.

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Tufa Yard Dash (5.11c)

Dec 10, 2012

Tim coming up the thin 2nd pitch

Tim coming up the thin 2nd pitch

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Intermission (5.11c)

Sep 30, 2012

Tim pulling the early roof

Tim pulling the early roof

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : No White Flag (5.12-)

Sep 30, 2012

Thought this was the crux. May have had the beta all messed up though. Fun climbing. Photo by Kyle Cherney.

Thought this was the crux. May have had the beta all messed up though. Fun climbing. Photo by Kyle Cherney.

NV : Red Rock : ... : Burros Don't Gamble (5.10c)

Sep 9, 2012

Photo by Nick Withem.

Photo by Nick Withem.

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Great Race (5.10c/d)

Jun 8, 2012

At the first ledge of Arrogant Bastard. Pic by Nick W.

At the first ledge of Arrogant Bastard. Pic by Nick W.

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Arrogant Bastard (5.10b)

Apr 3, 2012

Kyle C at the super fun finish to Arrogant Bastard. Pic by Nick W.

Kyle C at the super fun finish to Arrogant Bastard. Pic by Nick W.

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Arrogant Bastard (5.10b)

Apr 3, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Winslow/ Hwy 87 : Winslow Wall : West Side : Anti-Venom (5.11+)
By: NickSch When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: "Rowdy" was used to define this route to me and I would agree. Fun and somewhat committing (but safe) moves throughout. Glad I got on this. A great mixed route.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Winslow/ Hwy 87 : Winslow Wall : East Side : God Save the Queen (5.12c)
By: NickSch When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: Short route with fun, powerful movement throughout. Looks like 2 possible sequences possible once established on the flake. Ended up going right. Definitely not to be missed!


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Winslow/ Hwy 87 : Winslow Wall : West Side : Sh'ash Nizhitl (The Bear th... (5.12c)
By: NickSch When: May 26, 2014

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Comments: Easy terrain on softer rock to the high first bolt. Could protect with a cam. Technical and thin crux to good rest, then easier but sustained crimping to chains. Great movement on this one.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - Center : No White Flag (5.12-)
By: NickSch When: Nov 10, 2013

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Comments: There is a biner at the top of the dihedral towards the end. I initially thought it was booty but then realized it is there to clip into while rapping to make cleaning easier. Hopefully it will stay there as it helps a ton. Thanks to the person who let go of a bail biner for the greater good.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Isolation Canyon : Main Wall - North : Intermission (5.11c)
By: NickSch When: Nov 10, 2013

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Comments: The second pitch of this route is amazing, sustained with thin positive holds, 2 very fun challenging cruxes. Not to be missed.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Isolation Canyon : Finktion Wall : Finktion Arete (5.11c)
By: NickSch When: May 30, 2013

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Comments: I think the 2 times Ive been on this route ive finished both left and right around the arete. Dont remember which one felt easier.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : The Refuge : ... : L.S.D. (5.10-)
By: NickSch When: Nov 29, 2012

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Comments: Very fun route! Bolted very well. Fun consistent movement to the top.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : The Refuge : ... : The Torch
By: NickSch When: Nov 29, 2012

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Comments: Area is still pretty chossy. I would suggest bringing a helmet along. Bits of loose rock were flying off the routes all day. Theres definitely some solid stuff, just needs to clean up a bit.

Thanks to those who put the work into the area and thanks for sharing all the route info including a pretty nice pdf/guide.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : The Refuge : ... : Bee's Brunch (5.7)
By: NickSch When: Nov 29, 2012

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Comments: As far as I could tell there are not anchors for this climb. You can however build a natural anchor at the top, belay your partner up, and then do an easy down climb to get back to the "lunch slab".


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Lower Devil's Canyon : The Refuge : ... : Live and Let Dyno (5.12)
By: NickSch When: Nov 29, 2012

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Comments: Dont let the name scare you off. Can be done completely static. Still a lot of loose rock at the base of the torch. Fun route that puts you in a very cool/exposed position.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Isolation Canyon : Finktion Wall : Finktion Arete (5.11c)
By: NickSch When: Nov 15, 2012

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Comments: I would suggest extending some draws beneath the bulges starting at the very first bolt to avoid bad rope drag near the top.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Atlantis : Neptune (5.10a)
By: NickSch When: Nov 14, 2012

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Comments: Looks like a bolt has been added between the anchors and last bolt (as you come out around the roof into the short dihedral). Feels much less sketchy now than the previous comments are suggesting. Thanks to whoever did it.


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