BETA PHOTO: Coop Overview 1) Coop Du Jour 2) Going out of Chic...
A 90' tower south of Entrance Tower. Routes are on the East face. The climbs are often shaded and the rock quality is among the best in LDE.
See overview topo
Weather station 2.7 miles from here
6 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Coop du jour 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
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Touching the Coop 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
: Central Arizona
: ... : The Coop
This climb is not on the Coop itself but rather on the tower immediately west of the Coop. The two towers are connected by a natural bridge formed by several blocks. Touching the Coop is on the northeast arete of the second tower. It's necky 5.10 but the thrill is worth it.While the natural bridge is well away from the route, we still respect its mass! Therefore, we broke with tradition and installed a "clip and lower" anchor at the top of this route rather than making the leader top out. P...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
Latest Regional Forum Messages
By Ben Beard
From: Superior, AZ
Jun 3, 2012
When you are at the top of this tower, watch out for bees. I had a bee sting my right in the forehead. There is a hive in a different tower at the same height (just slightly south and uphill) and bees like to go to places in straight lines, so you may end up being in the line of fire.
From: Phoenix, AZ
Jan 7, 2013
No bees yesterday while Hanna and I spent a lovely and peaceful afternoon on this most excellent formation. Had forgotten how much I loved LDE and the new route in from the east is a fun way to get here. Cold out of the sun, though!