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Areas in New Mexico Navajolands

Barber Peak 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Bennett Peak 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1
Cathedral Cliffs 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Ford Butte 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Kokopelli Spire 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1
Ship Rock Area 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 10
Access Issue: Climbing on the Navajo Nation is ILLEGAL. Details

Description

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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Classic Climbing Routes at New Mexico Navajolands

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C0
 19
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
 3
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Regular Route Ship Rock Area > Ship Rock
 19
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C0 Trad, Aid
Moby Dike Ship Rock Area > Ship Rock
 3
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R Trad 10 pitches
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