Solid rock with boxy crimps and ledges. Numerous sport climbs, top rope routes and a handful of trad. lines. Royal Robbin's visited this canyon for a short time while stationed at Ft. Bliss Military base in the mid 1950's. Soon after Robbin's found himself drawn to the Organ Mountain range (see New Mexico, Organ Mountains).
Park Headquarters 915-566-6441
WALLS ARE CLOSED DURING AMPHITHEATER SHOWS
PLEASE HELP COLLECT AND REMOVE TRASH
DO NOT PRUNE, COLLECT OR DESTROY PLANT LIFE
RESPECT OTHERS USING THE AREA
KEEP SOUND POLLUTION TO A MINIMUM "Echo...echo"
DO NOT LEAVE FIXED EQUIPMENT ON THE WALL OVER 24 HOURS
PAY ALL PARK FEES TO INSURE FUTURE CLIMBING
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Highway 54 North South Freeway Exit Hwy 54 - Fred Wilson. Take Fred Wilson Rd. West then left on Alabama St. then right on McKelligon Canyon Rd. (near 7-11 store). Follow McKelligon Canyon Rd. to the amphitheater and walls in the map above.
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for McKelligon Canyon: