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Wall of the Marching Munchkins

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...And Toto Too S 
Because, Because, Because... S 
Doctor of Thinkology S 
How Do You Like Them Apples S 
If I Only Had a Brain S 
La Diablita S 
Lions and Tigers and Bears! S 
Lollipop Guild S 
Munchkinland S 
Pakistani Bus Plunge T,S 
Poppies Will Make Them Sleep S 
Ruby Slippers S 
Steel Man Tin Edges S 
Surrender Dorothy S 
There's No Place Like Home S 
Tree Wing Circus S 
Under The Witch's Nose T 
We're Not in Kansas Anymore S 
Who's Your Wizard S 
Wicked Witch, The S 
Wiz, The S 

Wall of the Marching Munchkins  


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Description 

Munchkin Wall is a long cliffband of pretty good rock that faces in a generally northern direction along the ridgetop. There's a pretty good range of difficulty here, from 5.7 all the way to 5.12. This is a pretty good spot for the hotter parts of the year, but get an early start as the sun swings around and will hit the face later in the day from the west. Very popular climbing area!

Getting There 

From the general area description:
Drive to the end of the Rose Canyon road and park in one of the large lots, there is also some parking along the road if it is crowded. I think as long as you park by a blue dumpster, you are ok. From the slabs behind the (defunct) snack bar and picnic ramada, pick up a trail(about the top and middle of the slabs, maybe a little on the left side) heading north/east(the trail will go mostly east and curve south slightly) and take it to the ridgeline(crossing several fallen trees), then follow it to a clearing/slab. For the Towers, Wall of Marching Munchkins, and Wall of Dancing Dwarves, turn right and follow a short section of well-groomed switchbacks downhill to the climbs. For the Wall of Waltzing Witches, turn left at the clearing. All trails should be well-maintained and marked with cairns.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

21 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',8],['5.11',6],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',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 Wall of the Marching Munchkins:
There's No Place Like Home   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   
Because, Because, Because...   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   
How Do You Like Them Apples   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
If I Only Had a Brain   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   
Lollipop Guild   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 40'   
Munchkinland   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   
Surrender Dorothy   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Poppies Will Make Them Sleep   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport   
La Diablita   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport   
Ruby Slippers   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
We're Not in Kansas Anymore   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 60'   
Doctor of Thinkology   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
The Wicked Witch   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
The Wiz   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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EFR at the crux.

Who's Your Wizard 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Wall of the Marching Munchk...
Hard moves into and off of an undercling. The move is not intuitive and has thwarted many an onsight specialist. As with most routes at this crag the crux is down low but it is well protected. This route is hard to impossible if you are below 5'6". We have painted a yellow line at the bottom, if you can't touch it ignore this rating. (Just kidding)!...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By JesseJ
From: Tucson, AZ
Dec 21, 2009
Curved tree fell down :(