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Summit of Weavers Needle in the Superstition Mountains, AZ


Member Since: Jul 2, 2012
Last Visit: Mar 8, 2014
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Contributed Photos

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Slash and unicorns

Slash and unicorns

Climbing Gear Discussion : Knot at the end of a rope f... : Post

Feb 20, 2013

Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris

Climbing Gear Discussion : Knot at the end of a rope f... : Post

Feb 20, 2013

Stallone belaying himself.

Stallone belaying himself.

Climbing Gear Discussion : Knot at the end of a rope f... : Post

Feb 20, 2013

Jimmy McMillan

Jimmy McMillan

Climbing Gear Discussion : Knot at the end of a rope f... : Post

Feb 20, 2013

First you calmly identified the problem at hand

First you calmly identified the problem at hand

Climbing Gear Discussion : Knot at the end of a rope f... : Post

Feb 20, 2013

Yer gonna die

Yer gonna die

Climbing Gear Discussion : Knot at the end of a rope f... : Post

Feb 19, 2013

Rap rope knots

Rap rope knots

Climbing Gear Discussion : Knot at the end of a rope f...

Feb 19, 2013

Summit of Weavers Needle in Superstition Mountains, AZ - Looking North West

Summit of Weavers Needle in Superstition Mountains, AZ - Looking North West

Shawn C : Don't be a jerk

Nov 12, 2012

Weavers Needle from the saddle looking North.

Weavers Needle from the saddle looking North.

Shawn C : Don't be a jerk

Nov 12, 2012

Base of Weavers Needle clime

Base of Weavers Needle clime

Shawn C : Don't be a jerk

Nov 12, 2012

Summit of Weavers Needle in the Superstition Mountains, AZ

Summit of Weavers Needle in the Superstition Mountains, AZ

Shawn C : Don't be a jerk

Nov 12, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Eagletail Mountains : Courthouse Rock : Idiopathic (5.9- PG13)
By: Shawn C When: Dec 9, 2013

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Comments: +1 on the stuck rope comment from beytzim above. From the 2nd rap anchor we also nearly got our rope stuck due almost entirely to rope drag near the 3rd anchor and because the rope needs to curve around a big ledge above 2nd anchor. In order to free our rope my partner put me on belay (with the tail of some of the rope) and I walked/traversed out to the right about 10-15 feet so that the rope angle was straightened out some. Then I was able to fairly easily pull the rope. Without this adjust... more >>


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Eagletail Mountains : Courthouse Rock : Idiopathic (5.9- PG13)
By: Shawn C When: Dec 6, 2013

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Comments: Yup, chossy. Camping-latern-sized rock in the middle of P3 ready to topple. BEWARE. Wanted to clean it, but didn't have the stamina. On that note, the large crack/chimney feature to the left of the start of Idiopathic is not Idiopathic and is meant to be done with trad gear or someone who feels like risking broken ankles. P2 has about 15(?) bolts. I found the mysterious hidden bolt on P3, but couldn't figure out where to go next and was spooked, tired and cold. Sorry about leaving that ma... more >>


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Queen Creek Canyon : Little England Wall : Big Ben (5.7 PG13)
By: Shawn C When: Dec 9, 2012

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Comments: The rap bolt is to the left (facing the cliff) about 15 feet. Chossy indeed.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
Yosemite - week of July 22?Northern California PartnersShawn CJul 19, 2013
re: February 2013 - Patgonia, Santiago or any place in Chile InternationalShawn CApr 4, 2013
re: Knot at the end of a rope for rappelClimbing Gear DiscussionShawn CFeb 21, 2013
re: Knot at the end of a rope for rappelClimbing Gear DiscussionShawn CFeb 21, 2013
re: Need partner for Yosemite wallNorthern California PartnersShawn CFeb 20, 2013
re: Knot at the end of a rope for rappelClimbing Gear DiscussionShawn CFeb 20, 2013
re: Knot at the end of a rope for rappelClimbing Gear DiscussionShawn CFeb 19, 2013
Knot at the end of a rope for rappelClimbing Gear DiscussionShawn CFeb 19, 2013
re: February 2013 - Patgonia, Santiago or any place in Chile InternationalShawn CFeb 14, 2013
re: Climbing in Patagonia FebruaryInternationalShawn CFeb 5, 2013
re: Climbing/Trekking Partner for India & Himalayas April to MayInternationalShawn CFeb 5, 2013
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