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Earth Ship Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Eric Whitbeck on Sep 16, 2011
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Super obscure boulder just north of the old sport routes that are east of the main trail. Its a fine cube with three good sides containing a nice V3 on the west face, a traversing crimp line, a tall easy arete, a classic splitter, and a bit more terrain.

Getting There 

Hike just past the sport routes/main cluster of rocks until you can identify the drainage that runs down from north east. Follow the drainage until you run into the boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Foothills Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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The Gunfighter V5 6C  NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : Earth Ship
The obvious splitter crack. I fixed a line to clean it and also tr'd it before bouldering the line. Later I added tr anchors. We have improved the landing, but it is still a bit tall and there is a delicate move to exit. Gently overhanging tips without feet lead to a strenuous thin hands slot and then the technical slab/seam exit. I think it is about 18' or so. This is one of the harder pure cracks in the foothills....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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