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5.10 TR TR 
Baxter Crack T 
Bold is Love T,S 
Bolt Ladder Boulder 
Bonobo 
Five Easy Pieces T 
Gone Fishin' T,S 
Inferno T 
John's Jugs T 
Left Deception T 
Megadeath T 
Middle Deception Crack T 
Now Smell This S 
PMC T 
Prow, The T 
Retirement Crack T 
Right Deception Crack T 
Right Elephant Crack T 
Slab Problem 
Spread Flake T 
TT's Terror T 
Verse in Ragtime T,S 
Zit Slab T 
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Description 

Area north of the barbwire fence.

Getting There 

From the parking area stay north of the fenceline which splits West Elden in two.

The best trail to the cliff base starts just left of a boulder called The Egg. This trail brings you to the cliff base beneath TT's Terror and Zit Slab.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.9 miles from here

23 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',2],['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 Uptown:
Slab Problem   V4- 6B     Boulder, 13'   
Five Easy Pieces   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Baxter Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 60'   
Right Deception Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Zit Slab   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
TT's Terror   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Verse in Ragtime   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Left Deception   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Megadeath   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Prow   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Middle Deception Crack   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Gone Fishin'   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Bold is Love   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
John's Jugs   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, 65'   
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The top of Bold is Love. The Prow can be seen in t...

Bold is Love 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Uptown
Start ten feet right of the initially dirty, mossy crack system, on a flake jug on the face. Climb good, slabby features left and up to the crack system previously mentioned. Climb a few moves up the low angle wide crack(beware of your rope falling into a slot just above), then angle slightly left up the slabby dihedral with a seam that offers some protection just before a ledge is encountered on your left. Use the ledge, or not, and continue up the crack line that leads to the steep, striking p...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By mikerob456
Oct 6, 2014
found a rope above deception cracks, it was baking in the sun so I grabbed it assuming someone must have accidentally left it. Shoot me a message letting me know its yours and a description of it so I can get it back to you