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Ghost Ranch Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Camster (Rhymes with Hamster) on Jul 18, 2007
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Ghost Ranch is an area near Abiquiu, NM.
There are a half dozen towers there, all close to the road.

Getting There 

Ghost Ranch is located 65 miles northwest of Santa Fe (forty miles beyond EspaƱola) on U.S. 84.

Climbing Season

For the New Mexico, other Northern Areas area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: King Rudi, in Box Canyon.

Royal Flush 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A1-2 PG13  NM : New Mexico, other Northern ... : ... : King Rudi
Hike up to the left side of King Rudi. Climb an obvious crack that delineates the left side of the tower. After 30 feet, move right and continue up blocks, cracks, and ledges to the notch between the tower and the wall behind. This first 120 feet or so is best done as 2 pitches because of rope drag. P3 climbs a bolt ladder, then stops shy of the summit. We used a long cheater stick to drape a sling over the summit. There are rap anchors on top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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Rock Climbing Photo: An overview of Ghost Ranch showing the main confer...
An overview of Ghost Ranch showing the main confer...
Rock Climbing Photo: Here, I've zoomed out a bit and included Crackerja...
Here, I've zoomed out a bit and included Crackerja...

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By Justin Dansby
From: GA
Mar 31, 2008
I've been biking/bouldering here a few years ago, remember some of the area but looking for an electronic map. Anyone have one?
By Camster (Rhymes with Hamster)
May 1, 2008
I've marked these two maps with towers.
Not sure what other activities you want covered.

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