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Routes in Heaven's Gate

Drink the Cool-Aid T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Gatekeeper T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hale Bopp T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Heaven S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Heaven Can Wait S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
In Alignment T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Lil' Angel S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lil' Devil T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mormons T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Open Gate T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stairway to Heaven T,S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Trundling Angels T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
correct answer, The T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
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Description

This is the area just north of Easter Island Head that is a magical combination of buttresses, fins, and walls spanning several different levels of elevation. A narrow corridor between formations led to the name for this area. Rock quality varies depending on sun aspect, similar to other areas, but there is a surprising amount of truly fantastic rock here.
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Getting There

Use the trail that heads up towards Easter Island Head and Gabriels Watch. When the trail reaches the rock formation turn left instead of right. Heaven's Gate appears on your right as you pass a gentle grassy knoll of sorts. A bit of exploring will reveal the hidden corridor and fantastic levels of rock formations.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Heaven's Gate

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Stairway to Heaven
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Stairway to Heaven 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
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Ben Beard
Superior, AZ
Ben Beard   Superior, AZ
I haven't done all of the trad routes, but a single set of cams can protect most of the routes. Maybe doubles in the small sizes (c3 or tcus) for some longer routes. Single set of nuts are handy for some routes. May 26, 2012

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