Cleopatra's Needle Area Rock Climbing
Routes in Cleopatra's Needle Area
|Angel Wing T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A3|
|Angel Wing- Oreo Girls T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 X|
|Cleopatra's Needle, East Face T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3|
|Navajo Needle West Face T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C2|
|Venus Needle, East Face T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a A1-2 PG13|
|Venus Needle, West Face T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A3|
|GPS:||35.962, -108.985 Google Map · Climbing Map|
|Shared By:||toddgordon Gordon on May 5, 2007|
|Admins:||Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick|
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DescriptionThis area in on the border of Arizona and New Mexico, about 17 miles north of Fort Defiance, (Which is north of Gallup, New Mexico). There are 4 major spires in the area; Cleopatra's Needle (Which could very well be the skinnest spire in the world), Venus Needle, Navajo Needle, and Angel Wing.
It is presently illigal to climb on the Navajo Indian Reservation. These climbs are listed here for historical purposes only.
Classic Climbing Routes at Cleopatra's Needle Area
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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