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Necromancer Needle Rock Climbing 

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The Necromancer Needle is a subsummit located below the The Witch proper. It seems mostly ignored as the majority of the routes are marked as R/X in the guidebook. That said,Silver Threads is a fine route waiting for those who have already polished off the more popular classics.

Getting There 

The best approach is to walk down the Witch/Sorcerer gully past the ledge for Pit and The Pendulum/Witch Doctor.

Climbing Season

For the The Needles area.

Weather station 10.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Necromancer Needle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Necromancer Needle:
Black Rabbit   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Silver Threads   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Rob Beno leading P1 of Silver Threads. The left-le...

Silver Threads 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13  California : Southern Sierra : ... : Necromancer Needle
When you've done the moderate standards on The Witch ( Igor Unchained, Innersanctum, and Airy Interlude ) and you're looking for the perfect way to start a summer day (read: way too hot in the sun), an adventuresome three pitch route awaits you. Silver Threads lies just lower than the bottom edge of The Witch (Pit and the Pendulum/Witch Doctor). Start around 100m down from the lower West face at a corner system with a large boulder resting against the face just left (an obvious clearing). Pitc...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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