Striking-looking rock with a classic mixed route in front and very hard sport route on overhanging side
Leave I-10 at exit 318 to Dragoon Rd. Take Dragoon Rd to a right turn on Cochise Stronghold Rd (south). From Cochise Rd take a left (west) onto Ironwood Rd. Where Ironwood starts to turn towards the south (at Forest Service sign), take a right northward towards Kerwin Canyon..Park at top of the hill above a ravine with a higher-clearance vehicle, or a bit further down if not so equipped.
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Nightstalker 5.9 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 120 feet
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Nightstalker 5.9 AZ : Cochise Stronghold : ... : Owl Rock
Stem up to first bolt and clip before moving onto slab (under 5'8" may find this difficult). Slab moves to small tree above then traverse left to second bolt. Traverse further left to where wide right-leaning crack meets thinner left-leaning crack. Make a couple of moves up into left-leaning crack before heading straight up to chickenheads. Two more bolts are found higher up the face in areas short on slingable chickenheads....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ