New Mexico Navajolands Rock Climbing
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
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.
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).
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 11.7 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in New Mexico Navajolands
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for New Mexico Navajolands:
Featured Route For New Mexico Navajolands
Regular Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
C0 New Mexico
: New Mexico Navajolands
: Ship Rock
Note: This description is from memory of a 9/2006 ascent. It might be blurred with two other routes I've done on SR (a new route on the East Face and the Longs Couloir var. to the Regular Route), so please email me corrections at firstname.lastname@example.org. Eric B. encouraged me to record this ASAP before I friggin lose my mind. CamRoute: Hike around the NW side of the monolith and into a huge bowl with a black basalt intrusion. Ascend into the bowl. You'll soon find you can't get very far as cliffs ring ...[more] Browse More Classics in New Mexico
Shiprock from Mesa Verde and during a stormy after...
Isolated potential in NM, as seen from 2,500 AGL.