Albuquerque Area Climbing
All of these areas exist right east of the city of Albuquerque.
The biggest city in the state of New Mexico, look for the intersection of I-25 and I-40, and everything around it is Albuquerque.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Albuquerque Area Climbing:
Flake n' Bake 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 200' La Cueva Canyon, Lower : Flake n' Bake
Northwest Ridge 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1000' La Cueva Canyon, Upper : The Thumb
Southwest Ridge 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1300' Juan Tabo Canyon : The Needle
Little Yellow Jacket 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 580' Chimney Canyon : Muralla Grande
Wizard of Air 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 600' La Cueva Canyon, Upper : Torreon
Featured Route For Albuquerque Area Climbing
Mountain Momma 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b NM : Sandia Mountains : ... : Torreon
Claimed to be one of the best 5.10 routes in the Sandias. Most of the climb is on clean rock, with a few loose sections, as goes the Sandias. See attached topo for more detailed climbing beta.Pitch 1 (5.10a): Climb up to a ledge to the right of the dihedral. From atop the ledge, clip the bolt, and move left into the dihedral. Follow the dihedral up, eventually following a protectable crack to the left. Follow to a hanging belay.Pitch 2 (5.10a): Some face climbing to a bolt leads to a right facin...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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