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Description 

Pusch Ridge is the "front range" that forms the western part of the Santa Catalina Mountains visible from Tucson. A number of crags and walls dot this area, with the majority being backcountry traditional routes.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

40 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',6],['5.10',10],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',14],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',2],['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 Pusch Ridge:
Cherry Jam   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 6 pitches, 1000'   Table Mountain
Crescent Crack, Left Variation   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 700'   Table Mountain
Modern Day Warrior   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 5 pitches, 700'   Table Mountain
Miracle Man   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   OCB
Psycho Man   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 210'   OCB
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Featured Route For Pusch Ridge
H after the second pitch of the Left Variation of ...

Crescent Crack, Left Variation 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Table Mountain
Crescent Left is a great, Sonoran alpine-type route with huge exposure and consistent climbing up the proud central buttress and dihedral of Table Mountain. Expect strenuous crack climbing, easy to moderate chimneying, and even a bit of slab. There are sections of looseness, but only enough to heighten the experience. Other sections are as bulletproof as it gets. All belays are on gear except for p4ís single anchor. Partial sun on pitches 3-6 can be a blessing or curse depending on temps.P1 Clim...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By Neill Prohaska
From: Tucson, AZ
Apr 24, 2012
Does anyone know if this is Bighorn Mountain, and if anyone has attempted the line marked with red dots? If so, does anyone know the name of and/or beta for the route?

Is this Bighorn Mountain, and has this line been d...
Is this Bighorn Mountain, and has this line been done?