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Aerial Combat S 
August Traverse T 
Beehive T 
Chimera S 
Cholla Traverse T 
Dr. Demento S 
Fresh Air Traverse T 
Hard Times S 
Hart Route S 
Misgivings T 
North Central Variation to the Hart Route T 
Pedrick's Chimney S 
Pockets S 
Unknown S 
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Gargoyle Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 33.5192, -111.9694 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Pete Hickman on Sep 5, 2007
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Wall south of the monk leading to the summit of the head.

Getting There 

Approach using headwall routes and walk past Praying Monk

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Gargoyle Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gargoyle Wall:
North Central Variation to the Hart Route   5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   
Hard Times   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Sport, 3 pitches, 210'   
Chimera   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Sport, 2 pitches, 230'   
Aerial Combat   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Sport, 3 pitches, 240'   
Unknown   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 3 pitches, 260'   
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Featured Route For Gargoyle Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Don leading p2 on chimera.

Chimera 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Gargoyle Wall
This route features excellent climbing but it is still camelback rock. Expect sparse protection on easier climbing and expect some falling rocks and plan accordingly. 3rd class scramble up granite ramp and belay.P1- Start is just right of alternate Hart Route Gully. The first bolt is shared with the Cholla traverse. It is possible to place a .4 or .5 camalot before clipping the first bolt. The entire pitch is approximately 110' with 9bolts to two bolt belay on small ledge.P2- 130' with 10bolts t...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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