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5.8 Exit Crack T 
5.6 Crack, The T 
5.8+ Crack, The T 
Cracktus T 
Doug Scott Route T 
Exit Strategy 
Flameout T 
Impossible Problem, The 
La Diosa  T 
Laughing Crack T 
Pinnacate T 
Point, The T,S 
Ralph Macchio 
Stem Corner T,S 
Twilight Zone T 
Watermelon T 
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Downtown  


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Location: 35.25451, -111.6238 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Area south of the barbwire fence.

Getting There 

From the parking area follow the mountain bike trail south and around the fence line. From here look for access to the climber's trail that follows the cliff base.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.9 miles from here

16 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Downtown:
The Impossible Problem   V4 6B     Boulder   
Cracktus   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 60'   
Doug Scott Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Flameout   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
La Diosa    5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Watermelon   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Twilight Zone   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Stem Corner   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 60'   
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Featured Route For Downtown
La Diosa climbs up the green face, enjoy.

La Diosa 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Downtown
Very visually pleasing this route has great moves with good exposure. Greg P. claims it as the best route he's climbed at this area. Gear with one bolt, starts just left of Flameout. Climb up the rolling slab, protecting the .75 crack and then through the OW and slabby face to large ledge system. The real business comes right off the ledge, be sure to find the tricky #1 camalot before making the moves to the bolt, steep balancey climbing on big holds through one bolt, pulling up to a th...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Parking Pullout & Forest Service Kiosk
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By Elias
From: Brevard, NC
Apr 18, 2014
The Description here regarding the location of the Downtown climbs is pretty vague since the "fence" seems to be on the left hand side of the road completely opposite of the crags? Anyways, Park at (or hike to) the right hand (East side) pullout with a Forest Service kiosk with a map and follow the trail to your right to access the downtown area (which is the wall slightly to the right and behind the trees to this kiosk).
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