The Garden area is roughly bounded by a series of slabs and steps on its north end. There are numerous short routes up these slabs, which can be led or top-roped. Rock quality is variable, with the darkened cracks usually offering better rock than the faces, which tend to have a crumbling layer of patina.
From the bottom of the hill facing the Garden are, take the left-hand canyon (keep left of Garden Spire). The slabs are the series of walls on the left.
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Verbose 5.7 PG13 NM : Organ Mountains : ... : Garden Slabs
Start in a weakness in the initial headwall (several variations) to gain a large ledge. A 25 ft slab at the back of the ledge has an obvious curving crack. The patina around the crack feels solid and offers bountiful hand and foot-holds which supplement the crack well. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NM