Beautiful meadow climbing just near the creek. Be prepared for gawking and lots of questions ("who put those bolts up there?; how did you get the rope up there?; did you go to the top?) from the several hikers that use the trail into the canyon.
Follow the trail at the left side of the creek for about 100 yards. The crag is just to the left.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gateway Rock:
Garden Wall 5.6 Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 65 feet
Unknown 5.7 Sport, 48 feet
Drive By Shooting 5.10b Sport
Forest 5.10b/c Sport, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Woof Toof Noof Roof 5.10d Sport, 1 pitch, 30 feet
General Mayhem 5.11a Sport, 30 feet
Road Rage 5.11a Sport
Flake Out 5.11b/c Sport
Featured Route For Gateway Rock
Forest 5.10b/c NM : Jemez Valley Area : ... : Gateway Rock
A steep, featured, formerly gear-protected route with cool tufa-like rails on the far right side of Gateway Rock. Figure out how to pull up off the ground to a chalked-up tooth and then get to a crack where a .5 camalot previously protected steep moves. Now a couple of bolts protect it. Continue up on nicely featured face and crack climbing passing a number of bolts as the crack gets wider (fist size) and steeper. You don't need crack skills, however, as there are plenty of nice features to gras...[more] Browse More Classics in NM