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Alamo Canyon is home to some of the most spectacular rock formations on the north side of the Santa Catalinas, and provides a rugged backcountry experience to those willing to endure the long approach. Leviathin Dome, rising over 1000' from the base, is Alamo Canyon's crown jewel.
From Bob Kerry's Backcountry Rockclimbing in Southern Arizona:
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Alamo Canyon:
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Smokin' a J at the See Saw 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13 AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Wilderness Dome
1. Start just left of the “tongue”, avoiding most of the vegetation, and diagonal across the main corner over easy blocks to a large tree behind the pointy block. Access cracks behind and left of the tree and continue up to belay at about 140’. (5.7 140’)2. Head up and right into the main corner system. When the corner steepens and the crack thins out you can step left to a fuzzy crack for a ways, then step back right and finish up the steep corner that eventually kicks back. Belay at top of “...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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