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Behind Sweet Rock 


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Location: 31.87077, -110.01807 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dwook on Apr 12, 2010
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Description 

This area is amazing...Still tons of untouched rock here...but there are a few climbs and tons of fun boulders to scramble on and explore.

There is a beginners slab with climbs on it to TR looking at the first slab to the east after passing over the barbed wire...These routes are UNKNOWN and are in the 5.4 5.5 range (maybe something harder). Bomber Bolts are located on top of the slab.

This area is best for the evening time when the sun is heading over the horizon. Please add beta and climbs if you have done any in this area.


Getting There 

To get there simply head over past the barbed wire fence directly South of sweet rock, The right side of Sweet Rock. Be careful...getting caught in the barbed wire sucks cause its rusty. Keep heading left where you will see a bolted face. Across the little valley is fun beginner slab. Around the corner from the first bolted face are more bolted climbs.


Climbing Season


8 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Behind Sweet Rock:
An Endless Journey   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V0- 4- PG13     TR, Boulder, Grade II   
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An Endless Journey 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V0- 4- PG13  AZ : Cochise Stronghold : ... : Behind Sweet Rock
This route is actually mixed over half a mile of scrambling climbing with short boulder moves and belly crawling...It has chimneys, tunnels, caves and giant flakes...This was an amazing find...It was stumbled upon just exploring the rocks behind Sweet Rock starting from the SW side heading east over several peaks. The end is spectacular with a 5.6/7 pg13 solo on a giant flake at the summit. During this exploration many variations exist along the way. Basically this might be a good option for the...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

Local Information for Behind Sweet Rock
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Here is the backside
Here is the backside
Arrow shows location of bolted routes as you head into valley behind Sweet rock
BETA PHOTO: Arrow shows location of bolted routes as you head ...
Google shot of Peanut Slab.
Google shot of Peanut Slab.
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By Dwook
Apr 12, 2010

Sry mate...typo. Its more or less south west...I corrected the info...Just head around the right side of the wall...This area has tons of TR bolts with no Topo...

By Daryl Allan
From: Sierra Vista, AZ
Apr 12, 2010

Sounds like Peanut Rock being described. That's the one behind Sweet Rock with all the training routes on it and walk-up anchors on top.

By Dwook
Apr 13, 2010

Ahh Thanks!!! Ya we saw random bolts on top...That is definitely it then.

By Mike Senigo
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 22, 2010

You can drive directly to the base of Peanut Rock by turning Right onto the dirt road about 125 meters before Sweet Rock. There is a nice litte spot to camp there and there is easy access to the bolted anchors.