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Sam's Throne offers a variety of climbing. Mostly, though, it is a bastion of trad climbing, with a few sport routes thrown in on unprotected faces. Toproping is also popular here, due to the easy access to the tops of most routes.
This area is just up the hill from Mt. Judea, AR. The best thing would be to Mapquest that city. If coming from the north, once there, continue following AR-123 south, past a sharp left turn at a gas station. Take the next right, which is still 123. Follow it up about 4-5 miles. Sam's Throne will be on the right and is marked by a new wooden sign.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sam's Throne:
Razorback Roof 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70' West Main Bluff : Arachnophobia, Dark Side, &...
Diet Pepsi 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70' West Main Bluff : Arachnophobia, Dark Side, &...
Arkansas Reality 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 55' East Main Bluff : The Prow & Reality Wall
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Armchair Warrior 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : ... : Warrior Wall & Last Chance ...
Climb the low-angled face below the roof, through a shallow dihedral with a bolt, and to the roof under the crack. Clip the bolt at the base of the crack and jam up through the hands and fists, pulling up onto a ledge. From there, head up and right, into and past a dihedral system, heading for the bolts on the right. Great rock, except the first part to the roof. That rock is only decent....[more] Browse More Classics in AR
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