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A Walk in the Park S 
A37 Crack Route T 
Bag of Sand S 
Balance of Power, The S 
Bizarre Ritual S 
Bolting The Molting S 
Branching Out S 
Cherry Pickin' S 
Cyclic Loader S 
Ergo S 
Fatigue S 
Frosted Mini Wheats S 
InBetween, The S 
Keardo S 
Leprosy S 
Los Gastones S 
Mini Wheats S 
Rain Dogs S 
Sending Data S 
Stewed Prune S 

Area 37 Rock Climbing 


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Location: 35.8162, -106.5185 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Anthony Stout, LeeAB, Marta Reece, Jason Halladay, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Anthony Stout on Aug 8, 2006
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Standing near the base of Cyclic Loader.

Description 

A nice little crag about a mile east of the Las Conchas climbing area. This small crag has many good routes on the same type of rock as Las Conchas. Though the crag is small, there is a nice range in levels from 5.6 to 5.12b/c.

Getting There 

Follow the directions to the [[105845941] climbing area, then drive about a mile east of Las Conchas. Pull out on the north side of the road at mile marker 37. The wall will be obvious but is partially obscured by trees.

Follow a faint trail through the grass to a barbed wire fence. Jump across it and hike up the hill to the crag. Approach time is about one minute. It's a flip-flops kind of approach.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.5 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',3],['5.11',8],['5.12',3],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Area 37

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Area 37:
Bizarre Ritual   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Fatigue   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Branching Out   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Cyclic Loader   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport   
Leprosy   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport   
Los Gastones   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bolting The Molting   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 46'   
Keardo   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 63'   
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Featured Route For Area 37
Rock Climbing Photo: Jason on Leprosy, April 22, 2006

Leprosy 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  NM : Jemez Valley Area : Area 37
Beautiful, steeply overhung route at the far left side of the crag. Not as far left as Frosted Mini Wheats, or Mini Wheats, however. Sustained! Crux is near the top of the route. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Jason Halladay
Administrator
From: Los Alamos, NM
Sep 25, 2011
CONDITION REPORT 
9/24/2011 - Some friends were given a formal warning ticket from the USFS at the A37 parking area for being in "a burned area". Expect formal closure signs at A37 this week.
Consider calling or writing to the Jemez ranger district of the Santa Fe National Forest to ask that areas that aren't really burned be opened to the public again. The senseless closures are quite frustrating, in my opinion.
By Jason Halladay
Administrator
From: Los Alamos, NM
Aug 5, 2007
A big chunk of rock came off of "Cyclic Loader" yesterday while two climbers were on it. It's safe to say the rock at Area 37 isn't of the highest quality and is more prone to breaking when it's been wet (like it has been recently.) Use caution at this area after it's been raining.

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