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Agent Orange (with direct start) T 
Arc Of A Diver T 
Clip Tide S 
Cream of Belay T 
Endless Edge T 
Finding Guinness T 
Finding Nemo T 
Free Fall T 
Jaws T 
Jimmy Dean T 
Land Shark T 
Layback 'n Cruz T 
Ma'adim T 
Muscle Shoals S 
Naranja T 
Phillipino Fighting Fish T 
Prime Rib of RURP T 
Rapture of the Steep T 
Reef Stricken S 
Salty Dogs T 
Scimitar T 
Scuffle and Dust Cough T 
Shanadoo T 
Shanashee T 
Stop Making Sense  T 
Swept Away T 
Tide Me Over T 
Unfathomable T 
Visceral Pull T 
Warm and Free T 
Where Eaglets Dare T 

Neptune  


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Description 

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.

Getting There 

Drop down the gully as described in the Reef of Rocks "Getting There" section.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.6 miles from here

31 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',9],['5.11',10],['5.12',9],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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'   
Finding Guinness   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 180'   
Warm and Free   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   
Cream of Belay   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Trad, 2 pitches, 175'   
Rapture of the Steep   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   
Land Shark   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Tide Me Over   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 70'   
Salty Dogs   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 250'   
Jimmy Dean   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 245'   
Phillipino Fighting Fish   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 280'   
Swept Away   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Arc Of A Diver   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 100'   
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'   
Endless Edge   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   
Clip Tide   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   
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Naranja 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Neptune
Naranja is a challenging climb on the north face of Neptune. Its terrific first pitch has some fabulous climbing at a remarkably consistent grade. Its second pitch has some scary flakes; one option to avoid this pitch is to continue to the top on Agent Orange or to rappel after the first pitch. The Agent Orange linkup is shown on the beta photo and described here.1) Start below and a bit right of a beautiful dihedral about 30' up. Climb to the dihedral and work your way up it using...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Me on Rapture of the Steep. Picture makes it look ...
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the prow of neptune's upper west face from aegir. ...
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East face of Neptune

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