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From the top of Waves of Rock, Original Route.

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Description 

Several areas worth noting in the basin beneath the main Granite Mountain cliff. Rock quality varies from fine-grained rock found at the main cliff to a coarser grained rock interspersed with chunky, chickenhead like intrusions.

Getting There 

Use the same trailhed parking areas as for Granite Mountain.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.6 miles from here

20 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',5],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Granite Basin Crags:
Flake Thing   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 325'   Waves of Rock
Original Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Waves of Rock
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Carry a Big Stick 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Northeast Face
Proceed up the right side of the large flake to the top. This is an excellent route for kids and beginning climbers. The start can be difficult for children....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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