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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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

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 AWinters
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From: NH
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.