Other areas nearby:
Dead Cholla Wall
John Dunn Bridge Area
Pilar Area Bouldering
Pot Creek Highball
Red River Area
Tooth of Time
Vista Verde Crag
Wild and Scenic
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.
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Comments on Horsethief Shorty
By Jason Halladay Administrator 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.