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Class is in! Time Zone Wall, Watson Lake.

Partially Closed.

Description 

Easy access, good rock and an abundance of routes serve to make this Watson Lakes most popular climbing destination. Several long ridges of rock radiate westward from the lake's shore and on most of these you'll find routes to climb. There is a mix of sun and shade. Summer/early fall can be hot, but in the few hours before sundown it can be suprisingly nice. Late fall, winter to spring is often excellent.

Getting There 

Hike north from the north boat ramp using one of the trails mentioned in the Watson Lake overview.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.8 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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 West Shore:
Quartz Movement   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Time Zone
Hour of Power   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Time Zone
Time Slot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Time Zone
Ice Breaker   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Thor's Wall
Monarch   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Thor's Wall
Feeling a LIttle Thor   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Thor's Wall
Sinister Exaggerator   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Thor's Wall
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Featured Route For West Shore
Top of route showing bolt and anchors.

Hour of Power 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Time Zone
Work your way up a small flake, then to a shallow right facing corner. Crux comes just past the bolt with small hand holds leading to thin edges for fingertips and then to the anchor.A good lead for a solid 5.8 trad climber, and an excellent top rope for an ambitious beginner. Beautiful view of the lake from up top....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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