The End of the Road
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Sunny in AM, shady and cool in the afternoon.
Flat sandy belay area. Climbs are 40 to 50 feet, and sustained. Getting There
Drive east to the end of Fort Lowell Road.
Park in the Agua Caliente Peak trail parking lot. Go through gate and drop into wash. Walk up wash for 15 minutes until you arrive and the waterfall. Your there. Climbing Season
8 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The End of the Road:
Dead End 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Side Trip 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 50' Browse More Classics in The End of the Road
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Latest Regional Forum Messages
By David Lammers From: Tucson, AZ Jan 26, 2011
Wear a helmet here. There are a lot of rocks to come down on these routes. Especially the two 5.9s.
By Jimbo Jan 29, 2011
Went there yesterday. All 3 of us did both the 5.9's. Didn't find any loose rock.
By Derek Anderson From: Tucson,AZ Sep 19, 2011
went there few days ago and climbed the shorter .11a had nothing but solid bullet hard rock....great area ! tons of wildlife :D
By Scott M. McNamara From: Tucson, Arizona Dec 30, 2012
These additional directions may be helpful (or take the fun out of finding the crag):
Take Tanque Verde Road east from Le Buzz. Continue 3.7 miles past Catalina Highway to Soldier Trail. Turn left on Soldier Trail. Drive about 1 mile north and turn right on Fort Lowell Road. Fort Lowell Road will change to Camino Ancho as it enters the Palo Verde Ranch development. Turn left on Camino Remuda. After 1 mile the road will make a hard left at an artificially aged adobe entry arch and wall. Continue 0.2 mi to the Agua Caliente trail head parking lot on your right.
By brian benedon Dec 31, 2012
Nice find, thanks for the good routes and great anchores.
one more correction to the beta; the routes are in the shade in the am, the wall faces west/south west. you can not see the climbs from the road, but you can see the large sunny cliff right above the climbing area from the road. I liked Do Not Enter, however it felt a little harder than 8. The 7+ was ok, but I would not recommend it to 5.7 leader. This a dog friendly place less the cholla. even had some water. one last note; it is cool to wear a helmet these days.
By 1Eric Rhicard Jan 3, 2013
Brian's comments relate to winter visits. In the late spring, summer or early fall it is sunny in the morning. Maybe just summer.
By Andrew Nelson May 19, 2014
Seems like bees have taken up residence near the waterfall. We approached the 5.8 trad route (May, 2014) and were politely asked to go away by a LOT of bees. Be careful when approaching. I don't know if this is a permanent residence now, but they definitely convinced me not to stick around.