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Miscellaneous Valley Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Craig Quincy on Nov 5, 2003


43° | 18°
Thanksgiving Day

22° | 9°

19° | 8°

26° | 14°

32° | 14°
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This area encompasses the rocks below Distant Dancer Pinnacle and Tree Slab which sit on two separate tiers.The top tier contains some fantastic moderate problems and is a favorite place to warm up or be introduced to Flagstaff. The lower tier has a fun traverse that can be done mostly with no hands. This collection of rocks deserves a better name, but two different guidebooks have sealed its fate.

Getting There 

Locate Beer Barrel and Tree Slab then go down the hill. Or from the main parking area, take all the little trails that head to the right. If you haven't gone more than 50 yards you're probably there.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Miscellaneous Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Miscellaneous Valley:
Iron Cross Traverse   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Iron Cross start

Iron Cross Traverse V5 6C  CO : Boulder : ... : Miscellaneous Valley
This isn't actually on Distant Dancer Pinnacle, but the rock directly below it (west). Start on the right side working up the arete to a good hold. From there you get your left hand on a flake, do some funky footwork and cross through right hand to a small, thin flake. From this position comes the namesake move. There's an intermediate which is a tremendous help, but you basically have to throw your left for the far left flake, extending your upper body. I've seen the feet done differently ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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