Description

The Spires are these 200 ft rock horns on the west side of the canyon. There are some great two-pitch climbs to the summits along with some great one-pitch routes on the south side of the Spires. They provide a great setting in a beautiful canyon.

Getting There

From inside the park hike up the blue-painted trail towards the Outrage wall and then follow the red paint (hard to spot) left towards the Spires. Lots of false, braided trails look tempting but loose and slick.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Las Agujas (The Spires)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 176
Aguja Celo Rey
Sport 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Sunnyside Up
Sport 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Off the Notch
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 51
Gettin' Wood
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 39
Through the Looking Glass
Sport 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 34
Uber Machismo
Sport 2 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 83
Pangea
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 18
Peek-a-boo Jesus
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 13
Aspire
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Aguja Celo Rey
 176
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
Sunnyside Up
 13
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Off the Notch
 14
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Gettin' Wood
 51
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Through the Looking Glass
 39
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
Uber Machismo
 34
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
Pangea
 83
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Peek-a-boo Jesus
 18
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Aspire
 13
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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The routes on these spires are high quality and fun; around 5.10B. Approach from the road is about five minutes (I'm slow)on a well marked trail. If you can find another party it is fun to set up a tyrolean traverse between the two towers. A single rope will do. Feb 14, 2007
C Hopwood
Salt Lake City, UT
C Hopwood   Salt Lake City, UT
Anyone know about the line of bolts between the starts of Aguja Celo and UberMachismo? Is it a direct start for Aguja Celo? A couple big moves on pockets and then enters a L-facing lieback crack corner? Feb 11, 2015