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New Mexico Navajolands Rock Climbing 

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Climbing on the Navajo Nation is ILLEGAL. MORE INFO >>>


The Navajo Nation covers a large area within the four corners region of Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. The majority of this land lies within Arizona and New Mexico. This section covers only the portion of the reservation that exists in New Mexico, one can see the Arizona Navajolands as well.

Presently, climbing is banned in the Navajo Nation. This information is included only for historical purposes. Please see this informative article, written by Cameron M. Burns (aka Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)) for more information.

Getting There 

The Navajo reservation covers a huge corner of the map in the northwest portion of the state. Most of the area can be accessed by heading north from Gallup, NM or south from Shiprock, NM on the late US Highway 666 (now US-491).

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Weather station 11.7 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in New Mexico Navajolands

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for New Mexico Navajolands:
Regular Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C0     Trad, Aid, 1700'   Ship Rock
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Featured Route For New Mexico Navajolands
Rock Climbing Photo: Upper portion of route.

Moby Dike 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b NM : New Mexico Navajolands : Ship Rock
The "Moby Dike" is the first (and only as of 2009) all free route that climbs to the main summit of Shiprock. It was climbed ground-up and onsite. The meat of the climbing is pitches 5-6 they are protected with a mix of gear and bolts on good rock - for Shiprock that is....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

Photos of New Mexico Navajolands Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Shiprock from Mesa Verde and during a stormy after...
Shiprock from Mesa Verde and during a stormy after...
Rock Climbing Photo: Isolated potential in NM, as seen from 2,500 AGL.
Isolated potential in NM, as seen from 2,500 AGL.

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