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Dog Canyon Boulders 

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Elevation: 5'
Lat, Long: 32.7408, -105.9163 Map Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB, Marta Reece, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Taylor J on Mar 11, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Boulders are scattered everywhere to the right of ...


A bunch of scattered boulders, ranging from 10 to 25 feet high. Weather changes pretty quick so check the weather before heading up there. Its quite the approach so for those who like to park and climb don't bother. Its also quite hot in the summer bring water. No established routes but there is some great moderate to hard climbs.

Getting There 

Its about 2.5 miles up the Dog Canyon trail. Once you see the 2.5 mile marker the boulders will appear on your right cant miss them. Gorgeous views as well!

To get to the lower trail head, from Alamogordo take US 54 south from the point where it crosses US 70. After about 12.6 miles, a sign indicates the left turn to the park. This road dead-ends after about 3.9 miles at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park. The trail head is behind the visitor center (VC); walk as if you were going to enter the VC, but instead of going in the door, continue past it, and the trail head is around the corner.

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mile marker boulder on right
BETA PHOTO: mile marker boulder on right
this boulder is literally on the trail some fun routes sorry about the quality
BETA PHOTO: this boulder is literally on the trail some fun ro...
The view is amazing!
The view is amazing!
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