Queen Creek

32 Sport Climbs, 4 Boulder Problems

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Queen creek climbing is volcanic in nature, and requires pulling on many sharp pockets. It has a few sport climbing zones and the main bouldering area in the heart of the area. Sport climbing in queen creek requires short steep approaches and route finding ability on frail rock. As it is not great quality these areas do not see much traffic outside of locals. However, if in the area there are many climbs that are worth while of finding and climbing as there are some quality lines to be climbed. Bouldering in the creek is the home of some nice problems, ranging in size, steepness and difficulty. These guides do not yet accurately describe the amount of climbing to be had in these areas.

Directions / Travel Info: edit

From phoenix, head to superior on highway 60. once heading up the pass towards globe look for pullouts past the tunnel to access the few sport climbing area by the road. For bouldering head towards the camp ground in the "flats" area. once parked head up the 4x4 road and wait for cairns marking many trails leading into an area called the maze. There is also more sport climbing here towards the mine itself. Because of the nature of this area be careful as it is easy to get lost and refer to local guides or climbers if looking for specific information.

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