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This area (Technically in New Mexico) is up past Shiprock, past the settlement of Red Valley, and near the Reservation town of Cove. Cam Burns has done some cool looking towers here , and we did a route on a very large Arch called Greig Arch.

Getting There 

Near the Town of Cove New Mexico. Drive from Highway 666 from the east or past the town of Lukachukai and Buffalo Pass from the West.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Cove Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Down Tower on the right and Out Tower on the left.

Down Tower, South Face 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A1  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Cove Area
The route climbs a crack system on the south side of the tower....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

Photos of Cove Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Tombstone and Down and Out Towers.
The Tombstone and Down and Out Towers.

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By John E. Duran
From: Beijing, Chaoyang distrtict
Feb 3, 2009
Cove is in Arizona off the N33, just past the New Mexico/ Arizona state line. Cove, AZ is about 15 miles west of Red Valley, AZ. Turn at the Cove/ Oaksprings turn off and head to Cove. A dirt road head up and over toward Buffalo Springs Pass/ Roof Butte and connects back to the N33. A lot of potential out that way with a ton of Mt./ Road biking potential.

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