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The Arizona Strip  


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Location: 36.64199, -113.14824 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Greg Opland, James DeRoussel, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Jan 24, 2012
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Possibly one of the funnest moves I've ever gotten...

Description 

The Arizona Strip might as well be in Utah, as far as getting to it from the rest of AZ. Desert limestone Crags... Not of lot of info here. Yet?

Getting There 

Northwest corner of Arizona.

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Weather station 25.2 miles from here

56 Total Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',7],['5.11',6],['5.12',18],['5.13',17],['>=5.14',3],['',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 Arizona Strip:
Unknown   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 6 pitches, 350'   Lime Kiln
Watery Tart   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Lime Kiln
Brutus   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   Virgin River Gorge : Mentor Cave
Bloody Mary   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Virgin River Gorge : Blasphemy Wall
Don't Believe the Hype   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   Virgin River Gorge : Planet Earth Wall
Mesquiter    5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 110'   Lime Kiln
Mentor   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Virgin River Gorge : Mentor Cave
Forever Man   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Virgin River Gorge : Sun Cave
Vesper   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   Lime Kiln
Mantis   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 110'   Lime Kiln
Homo Faber   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 110'   Lime Kiln
The Honeycomb   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 110'   Lime Kiln
Joe Six Pack   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Virgin River Gorge : Planet Earth Wall
Dark Boy   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Virgin River Gorge : Blasphemy Wall
Hoarse Platitudes    5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 120'   Lime Kiln
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Featured Route For The Arizona Strip
Vesper and Air France.

Air France 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Lime Kiln
A little taste of Southern France. Rock quality and features that are very reminiscent of the Verdon Gorge... right here in the Arizona strip. Start by doing the (right option) first pitch of Vesper. From the comfy belay ledge, take off and mind the gap, following the line of bolts right of Vesper. Some fun, relatively mellow intro climbing leads to a very tricky low angle crux moving left and then up to a line of pockets and then back reaching right to a left facing flake. Take a breathe...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By Shawn Heath
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From: Forchheim, Germany
Feb 3, 2014
Since I had no idea what the hell "The Strip" was and you may not either, here's a Wikipedia article about it: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona_...
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