East face of Neptune
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.
Drop down the gully as described in the Reef of Rocks "Getting There" section.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
36 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Neptune
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Neptune:
Jaws 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Shanashee 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
R Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Land Shark 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Swept Away 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Naranja 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Ma'adim 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, 4 pitches, 375'
Clip Tide 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 80'
Red Tide 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For Neptune
Red Tide 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c AZ
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Excellent climbing on the best rock you can find in the mountain. Starts with a steep (lower quality rock) section up to a good juggy ledge. Then the party starts. Hard long moves on small crimpers and no feet traverse up and right unto a red wall. The climbing here is delicate and superb, moving up towards the large underclinging flake. Then pompy long moves put you on a decent rest just before a very thin and committing crux high above your last bolt, just before you clip the anchors. The h...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
memorial plaque to jim boyer on top of neptune. a...
neptune from the campsite
the prow of neptune's upper west face from aegir. ...
Me on Rapture of the Steep. Picture makes it look ...
By Andy Bennett
From: Tucson, AZ
Aug 4, 2015
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!