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Organ Needle

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About Organ Needle:

From the east, it forms one end of an impressive rampart of gray rock over a mile long and well over 1000 feet high - the great East Faces. It was climbed already in "ancient" times; there is the record of an ascent in 1903 by two students from the then A. and M. College but no one knows whether it was not climbed earlier. The Needle is one of the very few Organ peaks climbed earlier than about 20 years ago, first because it is one of the few major peaks provided with a walk-up route and second, because the Organs have always had the reputation of being "inaccessible", as a talk with any of the local townspeople will reveal.
Approach: Dripping Springs Road east to intersection, north to Fillmore Canyon.
Approach Time:
Latitude, Longitude: 32.34517, -106.56208
Access Issues:
Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect:


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 0.00/5 NE Face 0
Average Rating = 0.00/5 NW Ridge 0
Average Rating = 0.00/5 SW Wall 0
Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Retaining Wall 0