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Catopia Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Marcy on Dec 22, 2012

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Fun traditional and mixed climbs on the South end of the Refuge.

Getting There 

Park at the old drill pad site and walk up the road ~10 minutes. Look for cairns on the left and follow them up another 10-15 minutes to Catopia.

Climbing Season

For the The Refuge area.

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Catopia

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Catopia:
Catalyst   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: View from the bottom of the route

Finding Burrito 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Catopia
Start below the finger crack in the shady corridor on the north side of Catopia. Climb up to a ledge, then work your way on to the arete with some bolts. Continue to the top on the arete....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Rock Climbing Photo: You can come in via the southern route to access f...
You can come in via the southern route to access f...
Rock Climbing Photo: Hanna as we descended from Catopia...!
Hanna as we descended from Catopia...!

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By arjunmh
From: Phoenix, AZ
Jan 2, 2013
This is a marvelous addition to the Refuge with a broad selection of climbs on really excellent rock. The views down into the Power Line Rd. valley, as well in the Refuge are excellent and the approach is well marked and easy to find. Nice find indeed and great development effort led by Marcy and Geir. Was great to get out there a couple times already!!

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