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Dry Creek Spires

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Beer Bottle Spire 
Dry Creek Spire 

Dry Creek Spires 


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Elevation: 4,000'
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Submitted By: Mike on Jul 12, 2011
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Description 

A nice group of 3 crags, each with convenient access. Good single & multipitch routes.


Getting There 

From the kiosk where Dry Creek Road turns to dirt, drive a few hundred yards to a small parking spot on the left, just before the road makes a dramatic left turn. Park here. All 3 crags are visible from the parking area. Cross the road and head to the crag of your choice.


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dry Creek Spires:
Free Beer   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Beer Bottle Spire
The Happy Ending   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Dry Creek Spire
Black Arrow   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 330'   Dry Creek Spire
Stone IPA   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Beer Bottle Spire
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Featured Route For Dry Creek Spires
We ran out of bolts so the first one is still out; you can do it, just place some thin pro and go.

Stone IPA 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c  AZ : Sedona Area : ... : Beer Bottle Spire
A nice 2 pitch line up the west side of the south face of the Beer Bottle. P1: (5.11, 120') Walk up & right along the base of the spire, then traverse left to the start. Place 1 or 2 thin pieces, then face climb past 2 bolts + some optional small gear. Continue up past a short loose section to a fabulous finger crack. Climb this until it tips out, then up & right past a bolt (crux) to a nice stance under a roof. Out left then up a left facing corner (small & medium nuts) in the limestone ban...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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