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High Rappel Dell

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Baillie's Blindspot S 
Ball Bearing T 
Banana Peel T 
Bom Bay T 
Cerebral Palsy (Barber Route) T 
Chute, The T,S 
Co-op Crack T 
Crack of Doom T 
David's Climb S 
Debutante T 
Dulfer T 
Fred T 
French Tickler T 
Gambit T 
Guillotine T 
Huckleberry Thin S 
Huckleberry Thinner S 
In The Dark S 
Ironheart S 
King Cling T 
Last Chance T 
Last Word S 
Left Nut T 
Left Twin Crack T 
Looking In T 
No Pain No Gain T 
Organic Farm T 
Pinnacle T 
Prescott Grain and Feed T 
Presidente T 
Redpoint Mania S 
Right Twin Crack T 
Rolling Stone T 
Sandbox T 
Savage Amusement T 
Seige T 
Silver Streak S 
Stairway to Heaven T 
Tail Tied Devil T 
Thank God T,S 
Wugit T,S 
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High Rappel Dell  


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Elevation: 5,500'
Location: 34.6082, -112.4206 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: misterclimberman on Mar 9, 2006
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Description 

Fun trad, sport, and bouldering on a fun wall. the rock here varies from very good to very bad. make sure you assess the bolt situation from the ground, some lines have very old bolts. i have unscrewed many bolts by hand (for safety, if they were fallen on, they were coming out anyway.) other than that, great sport climbing is to be had. there is a great (but sharp) 5.13 on the backside, as well as great 5.6s. the only problem with the area is the absence of multitudes of moderates.

Getting There 

from Prescott, go north on 89. the cliff is obvious on the right. right before the "adult boutique".

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

41 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',7],['5.9',5],['5.10',13],['5.11',9],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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 High Rappel Dell:
Debutante   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 150'   
Huckleberry Thin   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Guillotine   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Left Twin Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
French Tickler   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Last Chance   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   
Dulfer   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Crack of Doom   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Huckleberry Thinner   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Stairway to Heaven   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 45'   
Last Word   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Presidente   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 160'   
King Cling   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 50'   
Co-op Crack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   
Seige   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   
In The Dark   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
The Chute   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 100'   
Cerebral Palsy (Barber Route)   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch   
Thank God   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Fred   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Thank God 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : High Rappel Dell
Good route in the middle of the the High Rappel Dell, you start on the obvious pillar 5.8 or 5.9 depending on what side you start on. From the top of the pillar go past three bolts and into some discontinuous cracks to a two bolt anchor. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By Kiley B
Nov 3, 2011
Does anyone know if that "5.13" on the backside by the decent gully has been climbed? I heard from few different sources that it is a joke and hasn't been climbed.
By MacM
From: Cave Creek/Preskitt, AZ
Nov 3, 2011
Every time I'm up there I take a look, I've never even seen chalk on it from being projected. I just stare at it thinking.."There is no way."
By Kevin Keith
Nov 20, 2011
The route on the back side "Silver streak" has been climbed a few times. After Sterling Murray lead it at age 15, Leo Hensen downgraded it to 12+.
By Kevin Keith
Oct 30, 2012
The High Rappel Dell is in the midst of a "facelift". Members of the Prescott Climber's Coalition are replacing the old hardware with bolts provided by the American Safe Climbing Association. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at kevininprescott@yahoo.com.