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Sams Throne

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About Sams Throne:

Sams Throne is located about 50 miles north of Russellville, AR and offers a wide variety of climbing experiences from 5.5 toproping to hard sport and trad climbing (There also happens to be a 5.12D TOPROPE problem!). Very user friendly especially for the begginer, toprope anchors can be found on nearly every route. The Sam's Throne Area, located in the valleys surrounding Mt. Judea, is a little overgrown. Moss and lichen, as well as dirt, bugs, and vines clog a majority of the routes. But, this is climbing in Arkansas (Mt. Magazine Excepted). Also in the Sam's Throne area are: Valley of the Blind/Deliverance, Cave Creek, and Rickett Mountain.
Nearest town or city: Mt. Judea
Directions: Sam's Throne is on Hwy-123 between Lurton and Mt Judea (pronounced Mt Judy) and the main parking area is clearly marked by a nice new wooden Forest Service sign. UPDATE: As of 26 May 06 the construction was over. The new parking lot and access road is completed.
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Camping: Free
When to Climb: Spring
Quantity of Climbs: Year

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Forum Discussions (13 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies Lost Rack breamguts 0 Feb 07 2012, 12:40 PM
With Replies Guide Book Borrow???? thefulklif 1 May 04 2009, 10:56 AM
With Replies Camping around Sam's Throne albatross 3 Sep 22 2010, 7:25 AM
With Replies Route located in the ampetheatre? Andrew324 1 Aug 12 2008, 2:25 PM
With Replies New to Sam's Throne, going next weekend aka March 28, 29th chesca 1 Mar 20 2008, 9:26 PM
With Replies Sams Throne Boulder Problem fleshwater 1 Nov 06 2006, 5:46 PM
With Replies Sams Throne Guidebook? drawkcab 2 Oct 08 2007, 4:06 AM
With Replies Sams Throne Routes Database kaylinr 6 Mar 02 2005, 1:07 PM
With Replies Sams throne route height dklco 1 Feb 21 2005, 8:58 AM
With Replies Sam's Throne Access Road Closure slacklinejoe 14 Apr 05 2005, 8:47 PM
No Replies Climbing in Sam's Throne: March 26-28th aulwes 0 Mar 10 2004, 12:26 PM
With Replies Sam's Throne in August burz 11 Aug 05 2003, 10:19 AM
With Replies Sam's Throne Book dbreed 3 Oct 08 2007, 4:22 AM