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Description 

This is a nice secluded waterfall in a beautiful mountain setting with several moderate variations to pick on and avoid crowds. It gets shade all day until the late afternoon.

Getting There 

From Albuquerque, take highway 25 North to Bernalillo and exit at highway 550 (exit #242, DON'T miss this exit, the next exit does not come for many miles). Follow 550 to San Ysidro and head North on state road 4 for about 32 miles. As you are heading towards Los Alamos there will be a pullout with a gate (usually locked in the winter) and sign that says Jemez Falls. Park here and walk in 1.5 miles down to the falls. Rap in or scramble down to the northwest of where the falls sits.

Climbing Season

For the Jemez Valley Area area.

Weather station 0.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Jemez Falls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Jemez Falls:
Jemez Falls   WI2-3     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Jemez Falls-WI2-3.

Jemez Falls WI2-3  NM : Jemez Valley Area : Jemez Falls
This is a wide frozen waterfall with about six definite lines on it. It is a good route to get mileage on. Depending on conditions be careful not to take the plunge into the falls, as you could get wet and miserable....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Chris Wenker
From: Santa Fe
Feb 20, 2010
CONDITION REPORT 
As of 2/19/10, there is a "Closed to Public Use" sign posted at the Battleship trailhead.

As an alternative, Bonita/Battleship Falls is still accessible to visit (no climbable ice, though).

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