This area is located just above the Lower Religion Wall. To access these climbs, ascend one of the Lower Religion Wall's fine routes. The standard approach route is Poop Chute. For route details please pick-up a copy of David Bloom's book "Castles in the Sand".
Turn off Highway 179 onto Chapel Road heading east. Before reaching the gate and Chapel of the Holy Cross parking area, park in a pullout on the north side of the road. Walk through the chapel parking area and pick up a climbers trail on the eastern edge of the parking area.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Upper Religion Wall:
Broken Arete 5.9 Trad, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Praying Hands 5.11a/b Trad, 400 feet
Alpine Follies Hangover 5.12 Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Featured Route For Upper Religion Wall
Alpine Follies Hangover 5.12 AZ : Sedona Area : ... : Upper Religion Wall
This is a new route that climbs a beautiful finger crack splitter that gradually transitions from tips to perfect fingers. The climbing is sustained 11+ with a 25 foot crux section. After the face crack it slowly transitions to the right where the dihedral opens up for the remainder of the climb. Enjoy!...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ