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Captain Hook's Grotto

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Captain Hook's Grotto  


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Location: 34.23195, -107.91741 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Tucked away and off the the main trail, this wall see's little traffic. The entire wall get's morning shade, and the actual grotto climbs "Captain Hook" and "Peter Pan Flies Again" get nice continual shade in the summer.

Climbs from left to right are:

Lunch With a Crocodile 5.10d
Peter Pan Flies Again 5.11b
Captain Hook 5.11a
Ruffio 5.12a

Getting There 

About 200 feet left of the tower. Between Sleeping Beauty Wall and Midnight Pumpkin Wall. This one doesn't have a nice graded trail leading up to it, but there are a few small ill-defined trails to follow.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.7 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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