Barber Peak Rock Climbing
Barber Peak, it's actually a sort of worthy climb!
Volcanic desert plug, basalt & welded tuff.
Barber Peak is the first prominent volcanic plug on the left 10-12 miles south of Shiprock on US 491. A short dirt road takes off east just before you reach the peak & leads virtually to the toe of the feature.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 11.7 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Barber Peak
Southeast Gully 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c New Mexico
: New Mexico Navajolands
: Barber Peak
Begin on the east side with a scramble of several hundred feet up the prominent gully, mostly 3rd class with a move or two of 5th. The second may appreciate a rope although the leader will find little protection. The gully ends atop the broad shoulder directly south of the summit block. Here some old slings may be seen below a large overhang, remnants of some unknown earlier attempt. Successful? You decide. The free route begins by climbing the rib to the left up a broken trough to a ledge...[more] Browse More Classics in New Mexico
BETA PHOTO: Barber Peak in context (lower right) ...