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Lower Grotto

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Affirmative Action 
Bergers Bakeshop 
Better Late than Never 
Bush in a Blender 
Chopping Block 
Ken's Shitty Route (K.S.R.) 
Muscle Crow 
Snazz By Nazz (aka Access Crack, Guillotine Crack p1) 
Waiting to Procrastinate 

Lower Grotto 

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BETA PHOTO: Picture of lower grotto routes

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Entering into the Grotto, the routes are the first you see on the left side on the chossy appearing rock (though it is pretty solid despite its looks!)

Getting There 

Follow directions into the Grotto.

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lower Grotto:
Waiting to Procrastinate   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport   
Good   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Evil   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Affirmative Action   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport   
Chopping Block   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Bedeviled   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Better Late than Never   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Bush in a Blender   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Lower Grotto
Marci on "Affirmative Action"

Affirmative Action 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  NM : Santa Fe Area : ... : Lower Grotto
Slightly bouldery at the start, once past the second bolt the climbing becomes easier. Pumpy finish through through the top crimpers to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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