West Elden | Official AMC Event

Official AMC event – paid membership is required.

Come join us as we top rope the west side of Mt. Elden in Flagstaff.  West Elden offers sweet but challenging climbing on basalt cracks.  West Elden also provides a great opportunity to practice setting up trad anchors.   We’ll set up several routes ranging from 5.7 to 5.10.

We’ll meet at the Basha’s grocery store on the corner of Humphreys Street and Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff at 8:30am and leave by 8:45am sharp!

After climbing for the day we’ll head into Flagstaff to grab a bite at Beaver Street Brewery or the Lumber Yard.  On Sunday, there will be an informal hike up to Humphreys Peak for those that are interested in bagging Arizona’s tallest mountain.

No-shows and last-minute drops are not appreciated – if you can’t go, drop early to give others a chance.  You will be added to the waitlist until I can confirm your paid membership.  Participation will be limited to 16 people.  Thanks!

Things to bring:

Food, plenty of water, helmet, head lamp, wind shell, approach shoes, warm/cool clothing, sunscreen, helmet, harness, belay/rappel device, several locking carabiners, prusik cords, autoblock, day pack, first aid kit, helmet, personal anchor, climbing shoes, and whatever else you may need to stay comfortable for the day. Please be prepared for any type of weather.  Bring a helmet.  Bring cash for your driver (unless you are driving).


Climbing is a personal choice and requires personal responsibility. Climbing and associate activities are dangerous and can result in injury and/or death. Climbing exposes you to risks. Risks are not eliminated by training, or skill. By your participation in any AMC activity or event, you accept and assume any and all risks, including those created by negligence, connected to such activity or event.

Scott Nagy | Scott.R.Nagy@gmail.com | (623) 271-2079

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