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Beastie Alley

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Danger Mouse S 
Inner Sanctum S 
Jaws S 
Lichen to Liken T 
Pony Express T,S 
Rusty-P, The T,TR 
Thunder Toad S 
Unknown (crack with pin left of Unnamed 5.11) T 
Unnamed T,S 
Unnamed Fissure T 
Unnatural Attraction S 

Beastie Alley  


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Submitted By: Mark Mathis on Jul 15, 2007
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Description 

A narrow slot canyon that splits the west end of Mosaic Rock. A good place to find shade.

Getting There 

Follow the main approach trail north from the parking area and head west (left) around the side of Mosaic Rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.1 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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 Beastie Alley:
Pony Express   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 115'   
Thunder Toad   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Unnatural Attraction   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Beastie Alley
Micah climbs through the crux

Unnamed 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  NM : Taos Area : ... : Beastie Alley
Clip a high first bolt with some difficulty, and begin to cruise up easy terrain. Near the top the angle steepens and the holds shrink, presenting a sequential crux by last bolt. Clip this final bolt and make a tenuous traverse right to a nice tight hand and big finger crack. Follow this a few more feet to the anchor of Pony Express. This route seemed a bit soft for the grade compared to other 5.11- TP climbs. It's also very well protected....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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