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A Fistful of Pesos S 
Bad Cop, No Donut S 
Cabeza de Chivo S 
Charity S 
Don Quixote S 
El Balota S 
Flying Scorpion S 
Mexican Vacation S 
Mexico in Flames S 
Mugre S 
Mugre Mugre S 
Resurrection S 
Sancho Panza S 
Selam S 
Shroud, The S 
Silverfish S 
Trouble at the Border S 

Lower Virgin Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Robert MacKinnon on Jun 15, 2008
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Description 

A beautiful wall with lots of near-horizontal cracks in it. There are bout 25 routes on this wall and several classics, including the incredible Don Quixote, are located here.

Routes from left to right:

Immaculate Conception
50/50
Los Tocayos (trad)
Charity
Monarcha
The Shroud
Tanga En T
Cabeza De Chivo
The Plague
Bakai
Selam
Flying Scorpion
Bad Cop No Donut
Silverfish
Sancho Panza
Part-Time Amateur
Full-Time Amateur
Don Quixote
El Balota
Mexico In Flames
Mugre Mugre
Trouble At The Border (trad)
Mexican Vacation
Resurrection
A Fistful Of Pesos
For A Few Pesos More (trad)

Getting There 

The Lower Virgin is located just uphill from the Cat Wall.

Climbing Season

For the El Potrero Chico area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',8],['5.11',4],['5.12',4],['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 Lower Virgin

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Virgin:
Selam   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 130'   
Mugre Mugre   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Silverfish   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   
Don Quixote   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Shroud   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 4 pitches, 420'   
Mexico in Flames   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
El Balota   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 110'   
Cabeza de Chivo   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   
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Featured Route For Lower Virgin
Rock Climbing Photo: Don Quixote

Don Quixote 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  North America : Mexico : ... : Lower Virgin
This mega-classic starts right of a small bush, goes up the face to a high first bolt and then heads left to the right facing corner. Climb the corner, pull the roof, and head up and right to the anchors on the ledge. The crux is near the roof....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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