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El Gigante 


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Submitted By: Mike on Nov 14, 2007
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Description 

Supposedly the tallest rock in North America at well over 3000' tall. There are a few routes up it, one of which goes completely free at 5.12a.


Getting There 

Backpack in from either Rancho San Lorenzo or from Basaseachi Falls National Park.


2 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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]


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Logical Progression 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c  North America : Mexico : ... : El Gigante
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By Adam Winters
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From: the Shire
Jun 17, 2009

Great BASE jump footage in 'Return to Sender'. That thing is huge ~2,800 vert

By Forestvonsinkafinger
From: Iowa
Nov 14, 2009

I remember enormous walls like Gigante in Barrancas del Cobre, the approach and getting out with big wall gear would be a GIGANTE undertaking, and the sun bakes there. Did you guys pack gear in on donkeys? Kudos to you guys for hitting that wall.