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Shark's Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Ernie Port on Jan 30, 2005
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The top of this interesting rock looks like the snout of a dolphin with its head tilted back and its mouth open. There are several difficult hb problems on west arete and south face, and a short traverse on the northwest side.

Getting There 

To get there, either park at Crown Rock, cross the street and head up to the ampitheatre area, hang a left and follow the trail west and north passing Y Traverse. Its the next prominent Also you can go a quarter mile further past CR and park at a pull out on the east side, head down the obvious trail until it ends at the Y Traverse and then hang a left and its the next formation north.

Climbing Season

For the Flagstaff area.

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Shark's Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shark's Rock:
Shark Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
Shark Direct   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   
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Shark Direct V4 6B  CO : Boulder : ... : Shark's Rock
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