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Routes in Neptune

Agent Orange (with direct start) T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c A1
Arc Of A Diver T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Beach Foreplay S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Booted from the Galley T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Catch the Wave S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Cheap Thrills T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Clip Tide S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Cream of Belay T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Endless Edge T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Finding Guinness T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Finding Nemo T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Free Fall T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Jaws T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jimmy Dean T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Land Shark T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Layback 'n Cruz T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Ma'adim T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Muscle Shoals S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Naranja T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
New Orange, The T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Phillipino Fighting Fish T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Prime Rib of RURP T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Rapture of the Steep T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Red Tide S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Reef Stricken S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Salty Dogs T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Scimitar T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Scuffle and Dust Cough T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R
Shanadoo T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
Shanashee T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Stop Making Sense T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Swept Away T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Tide Me Over T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Trend Generally Upwards S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Unfathomable T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Visceral Pull T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Warm and Free T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Where Eaglets Dare T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

Description

This is the first formation on the left as you descend the gully. There are a number of good routes here with the red wall routes generally being harder and more intimidating. The first pitches of many of the red wall routes are three or four stars and can be climbed then lowered off with a 70M rope.

Getting There

Drop down the gully as described in the Reef of Rocks "Getting There" section.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Neptune

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jaws
Trad 2 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Shanashee
Trad 2 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Cream of Belay
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Land Shark
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rapture of the Steep
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Tide Me Over
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Swept Away
Trad 3 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Arc Of A Diver
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Naranja
Trad 3 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Ma'adim
Trad 4 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Clip Tide
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Muscle Shoals
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Visceral Pull
Trad
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Booted from the Galley
Trad
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Red Tide
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Jaws
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Shanashee
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad 2 pitches
Cream of Belay
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad 2 pitches
Land Shark
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Rapture of the Steep
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Tide Me Over
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Swept Away
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 3 pitches
Arc Of A Diver
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Naranja
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad 3 pitches
Ma'adim
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 4 pitches
Clip Tide
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Muscle Shoals
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Visceral Pull
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
Booted from the Galley
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad
Red Tide
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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Andy Bennett
Tucson, AZ
Andy Bennett   Tucson, AZ
The oldest fixed line in the approach gully to Neptune has been replaced. For future reference:

Green and purple rope--c. 2012

Blue and gray rope--c. 2015

Thanks for the rope, Greg! Aug 4, 2015

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