Horsethief Shorty Rock Climbing
Deep water approach
Rim or river run access to undeveloped crack climbing just below "Horsethief Shorty" rapid in the Rio Grande Middle Box Section. Approach bottom of crag from sandy beach take outs below rapids or Rap from Chain Anchor on rim and climb out. Mixed quality basalt. Wild. Wear a helmet.
Climbing Season For the Taos Area area.
Weather station 0.8 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Horsethief Shorty
Joel finishing upper pitch (2nd Ascent)
Chris organizing the float at the Miner's trail pu...
Glyphs at San Christobal Creek
Ground up view first pitch.
Vali Valus, The late great Cole Gittenger,and Chri...
Cole, Joel, Jay and Vali. Rest in peace brother C...
Upper horsethief shorty wall from river left. See...
Vali and Mike filming the white water sequence for...
By Jason Halladay
From: Los Alamos, NM
Nov 20, 2008
Great stuff guys! You all have had a busy season it appears. Thanks for the info and photos.