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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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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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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.