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The Double Clutching Wall

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11:11 (AKA "Welcome to the Waterfall") T 
Checkin' the Oil T 
Chronic, The T 
Comin In Hot T,S 
Crux Deluxe T 
Double Clutching T 
Double Helix T 
In a Blunt T 
Rude Awakening T 
Super Chronic T 
SwitchBlade T 
Terminal Mocha T 
Thin Faith T 
Wolverine T 

The Double Clutching Wall  


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Elevation: 6,000'
Location: 34.93073, -111.73255 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, James DeRoussel, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Jun 20, 2009
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Description 

The Double Clutching Wall is a stunning series of tall splitter lines which include it's namesake route, 11:11, Crux Deluxe, The Super Chron, Wolverine and more. This tan wall faces south, and is the place to be on cooler days.

This section of the cliff also boasts a burly web of scrub oak above the routes which makes this the most protected section of cliff at the Waterfall Area. If it is windy or moist, this is your best bet for protection from rockfall above. I'm not giving any odds though.

The DC Wall is on the far right side, and begins just past the start of Aquarius Rising where the Right Wall makes an obvious sharp turn. The first route around the corner is Rude Awakening.

Getting There 

Hike to the far right end of the Right Wall and turn the corner.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',6],['5.12',6],['5.13',2],['>=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 The Double Clutching Wall:
Double Clutching   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Terminal Mocha   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 80'   
Crux Deluxe   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Double Helix   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
Rude Awakening   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
The Chronic   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Comin In Hot   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Super Chronic   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
11:11 (AKA "Welcome to the Waterfall")   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   
In a Blunt   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Featured Route For The Double Clutching Wall
The Double Clutching Wall with topo line drawn on SwitchBlade

SwitchBlade 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : The Double Clutching Wall
SwitchBlade tackles two striking and distinct features in the middle of the double clutching wall. It begins with demanding technical climbing on a razor arete protected by bolts and finishes with an incredibly steep dihedral with a beautiful tips crack and deep gas pockets. A footledge halfway up provides a welcome rest between the two sections....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By Bane
From: Flagstaff AZ
May 2, 2014
Found a pair of shoes this weekend at the base of The Chronic on Double Clutching wall. Send me a pm with the make and model and I'll be sure to get them back to you.

Jackson