A narrow slot canyon that splits the west end of Mosaic Rock. A good place to find shade.
Follow the main approach trail north from the parking area and head west (left) around the side of Mosaic Rock.
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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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Lichen to Liken 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NM : Taos Area : ... : Beastie Alley
This route is written up in the 1981 guide and in the 1984 "Tao's Rock II" guide, but I don't know that I would have been able to find it, based on the written description, if I hadn't had the help of a long-time TP climber to point it out to me. He had climbed this route back in the days before the Thunder Toad anchors went in, so we think we have the correct line of Lichen identified here.Start up the thin face jus...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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