Four easy routes on the wall allow access to the upper terrace routes.
The Headwall is a northwest-facing cliff band that lies south of a large boulder (the chipmunk) where the summit trail reaches a saddle. Hike up a climber's path to the base of the cliff.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Headwall:
Donamatrix 5.8+ Sport, 2 pitches, 200 feet
Spice Box 5.10b Sport, 3 pitches, 225 feet
Ghastly Rubberfat 5.10b Sport
Cameltoe 5.11b/c Sport, 80 feet
Featured Route For The Headwall
Spice Box 5.10b AZ : Central Arizona : ... : The Headwall
I liked the first bolt on pitch two, it protects groundfall potential on a ramp and the 3rd bolt is on great rock for clipping. Right after that it gets steep and cruxy. Well bolted and on great rock, it is one of the best I have been on in camelback. It is next to one of the scariest routes on camelback, The Icebox 5.8x. It actually shares one of the bolts up high. The Icebox is the dihedral, very soft rock, just to this route's left. ...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ