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When I originally tried to figure out where the route, Four Flying Apaches, was located, I had a pretty difficult time. I had a few friends that had done the route, but nobody seemed to be able to tell me where it was or how to get there...go figure.
Parking is at a long skinny pullout a ways north of Bell Rock. There's a sort of blockade/hitching post looking thing on the north end of this pullout. Hike north on the trail until you get to a bridge over a deep wash. Climb down into the wash and head east toward the rock, staying mostly right at the splits in the wash. Grunt up a hill at the end to reach the base of the rock and the route.
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Sedona's Scenic Cruise 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a AZ : Sedona Area : ... : Gibraltar Rock
Sedona Scenic Cruise is a pretty cool moderate outing that has been gaining popularity over the last few years. The crux is often figuring out where the route is located. If you look east from highway 179 between Bell Rock and the Church Spires, there is a jagged high ridge of rock running roughly North-South. SSC goes up the leftmost formation on this ridge. At first glance, the rock looks way too shattered to be a good place for a climbing route, but surprisingly, it's pretty good.P1) 120'...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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