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Granite Basin Crags

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Submitted By: BCramer on May 3, 2007
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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',4],['2 Stars',9],['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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Featured Route For Granite Basin Crags
The LH lieback is 5.5;  The face is 5.6

Wasp Attack 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Southeast Face
The start is a left-hand lieback up the obvious flake. After reaching the top of the flake, begin friction stepping up to the top of the slab. This is an excellent route for children and beginning climbers. Variation: Instead liebacking up the flake, head straight up the face of the flake. This variation is rated 5.6....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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