Another Arizona sunset.
Photo by Blitzo.
Welcome to Arizona!
Arizona is purported to have more exposed rock than any other state in the US. The bad news is that it isn't ALL climbable. The good news is that tons of it is great for pulling on! Granite, qaurtzite, dacite, basalt, limestone, sandstone, gneiss, monzonite, welded tuff, and a thousand other kinds of stone to pull down on.
From the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff and Paradise Forks in the north, to the crags of Granite Mountain, the Superstitions, and Queen Creek, and finally south to Mount Lemmon and Cochise Stronghold, we have it all! Cracks of all sizes, wide, thin, edges, pockets, jugs, sport, trad, bouldering, big walls, no approach, big hike...whatever you're psyched about! The one thing we're a little short on in most areas is crowds, but that's a good thing.
We also have the best year 'round climbing possibilities in the country with crags at just about every elevation imaginable. Between that and the large percentage of sunny days, there ain't a whole lot more you could ask for!
The Mountain Project Arizona regional divides.
Weather station 7.9 miles from here
6,155 Total Routes
['4 Stars',403],['3 Stars',2073],['2 Stars',2406],['1 Star',1039],['Bomb',41]
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A Wonderful Life 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
: Northern Arizona
: ... : The Right Wall
A Wonderful Life... How strange it is. Start on a very pronounced finger crack 2 systems left of Resurrection. Work your way up to a shallow, overhanging, left facing dihedral passing three bolts. Once you reach the stem box that puncuates the top half, be ready to move and place thin gear on the run....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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