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Summit Block Rock 


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Description 

Summit Block Rock is located tucked away inside the northwesternmost shadow of Coffeepot Rock and barely visible until you're fairly close. If you squint a lot and use your imagination, it sort of looks like a big sandstone candlestick with a rock flame on top.


Getting There 

Summit Block Rock is approached via... I'll add this later...


Climbing Season


4 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['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 Summit Block Rock:
Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
The Quiet Storm   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 300'   
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My wife rapping off the summit of Summit Block Rock after our climb of Dr. Rubo's.

Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AZ : Sedona Area : ... : Summit Block Rock
Dr. Rubo's has gained in popularity over the last few years as one of Sedona's best moderate multipitch outings. The climbing is pretty dang good, with the awesome splitter crack of the second pitch being the highlight of the ascent. The route sits on Summit Block Rock, found just left (west) of Coffeepot Rock.P1) Climb the obvious slot on the left side of the face to a belay seat at bolts atop the limestone band.P2) Thrutch up through the slot right above the belay to gain the splitter hand cra...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Summit Block Rock as seen from below the ledge on the approach to 'Dr. Rubo's Wild Ride' (5.10). Dr Rubo climbs the wide and flaring crack on the left side of the rock, starting just left of a 'Truffula Tree' (poofy top) at the base. Photo by Tony Bubb, 12/03.
BETA PHOTO: Summit Block Rock as seen from below the ledge on ...
Chris Parks raps from the top of Summit Block Rock to the back side. This image is not enhanced or altered- afternoon light creates this natural color. Photo by Tony Bubb, 12/03.
Chris Parks raps from the top of Summit Block Rock...
David Bloom on the summit April 1994.
David Bloom on the summit April 1994.
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By J. Snyder
From: Flagstaff, Arizona
Nov 22, 2011

Updated "getting there" beta:
From the 89a drive North on Coffee Pot Dr.
At the 1st stop sign turn left and drive West on Sanborn Dr.
Turn Right on Little Elf Dr and drive North until road turns right.
Park in the Sugar Loaf Trail head parking lot.
Be respectful of the neighborhood and drive slowly!