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Granite Basin Crags Rock Climbing 

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From the top of Waves of Rock, Original Route.

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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

22 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Granite Basin Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Granite Basin Crags:
Hang Ten   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 350'   Waves of Rock
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
Rock Climbing Photo: I'm at the top of the flake about to transition to...

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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