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Submitted By: David Arthur Sampson on Jan 17, 2012
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Afternoon sun


Getting There 

Across the creek from The Torch Area


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2 Total Routes


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Matchstick formation, with Strike Anywhere marked in red. <br /> <br />(Photo credit B Beasley, route marking courtesy of DA Sampson

Strike Anywhere 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Matchstick
Fun, easy, vertical climbing down low, with moderately-easy gear, leads to a lower-angle section up top with one bolt where the gear disappears. Route tops out on highest part of Matchstick formation.Belay follower(s) from top - anchors have bolt hangers only. Due to the shape of the formation, rope drag would make toproping from the ground nearly impossible....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By David Arthur Sampson
Jan 17, 2012

Great job Brigette! Fun climb.