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There are climbs in both North and South exposure, but overall west aspect. The rock quality is mostly good and resembles Zion rock.
Located directly east of Colorado City. A local pond can be found on the east side of town. From here find a good parking spot, look up at the closest cliffs (Wally's Wall) and hike 20-30 minutes to the base of the cliffs.
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Deception 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Wally's Route 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 120'
Second-hander 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
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Second-hander 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Cottonwood Mesa
Start on the left side with a huge broken chimney, arrive at a bolt and traverse right (5.10C) passing another bolt. Arrive at a 8 ft section of loose, flaring offwidth that is protected by a bolt. Reach high and jam solid, wonderful thin hands for the remaining 60 feet. The last ten feet narrows down to thin hands/wide fingers (5.10+) to a two bolt anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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