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The Throne/Universe Wall

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The Throne/Universe Wall  

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This is the northern section of the western slope of Upper Devils Canyon, as specified in Marty Karabin's guides. Several easier to moderate routes are here and the area seems to be popular with climbers. This includes everything from Screaming Demons (5.11a) north to Free Booty (5.9)

Getting There 

Approach as described for Upper Devils Canyon. The main trail heads from the power tower parking area to the rim and then down through rocks north of this section. Continue on the trail and the Universe Wall is the first climb-worthy rock you run into.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

22 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Throne/Universe Wall:
Cracker Jack Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
Lumberjack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Dr. Giggles   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Moon Line   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Ferocious Flo   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Tendon Teaser   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Earth Angel   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Frequent Flyer   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
Electric Skeletons   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Reciprocity 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : The Throne/Universe Wall
Bolted face climb in the Universe Wall section of 'The Throne'. There is some rotten rock here and a lead fall could cause the climber to hit the opposite climbing wall. Wear a helmet! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By Mark Mueller
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Mar 11, 2013
Does anyone know info on the climb between The Throne and Universe Wall? It's a really nice looking bolted line going over a series of 3 or 4 bulges with a crux maybe at the second to last bulge??

Also... There is a brand spankin' new, fantastic bolted line just left of Moon Line on the Universe Wall. It felt like 9+ or 10- depending how you accomplish the crux before the 3rd bolt. I must say, this is the best sport line I have climbed in the area. It's 6 bolts to a chain anchor. Get on it!! I will post it up with pictures, but if you know the name, FA, bolter, etc please let me know so I can update the info.

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