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New Mexico, I-40 Corridor

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Plush Trail
Ponderosa forest flow at its best! Near Gallup, New Mexico
Lost Lake Rim Trail
A nice out and back style loop with a spur to an expansive overlook. Near Gallup, New Mexico
Y2K Trail
Gradual climbing along fence lines through the ponderosa forest. Near Gallup, New Mexico
24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest
12-24 hour race course in ribbon of happiness running through the Zuni Mountains ponderosa forest. Near Gallup, New Mexico
Purple Haze Trail
Dances across the foothills of a high ridge for 4 mi. from Hilso Trailhead to Milk Ranch Trailhead. Near Gallup, New Mexico
Strawberry Canyon Trail
A well manintained old CCC trail from the 30's that is a hoot for beginners or experts alike. Near Gallup, New Mexico
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New Mexico, I-40 Corridor Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,000'
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Submitted By: LeeAB on Mar 18, 2012


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The Flake Route on the north end of Enchanted Mesa...


Areas between I-40 to the north and Hwy 60 to the southwest and HWY 380 to the southeast that are not located around "large" population centers.

Getting There 

Access by state roads off of I-40

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Weather station 22.0 miles from here

68 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in New Mexico, I-40 Corridor

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for New Mexico, I-40 Corridor:
Frankenstein Left   V3 6A     Boulder   Monster Island
Frankenstein Direct   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Monster Island
Vampire Roof Center aka Golden   V4 6B     Boulder   Monster Island
Warm Up Solo   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     TR, 60'   Monster Island
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Rock Climbing Photo: A Malpais mega-classic.

Screaming Yellow Yum-Yums 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  NM : New Mexico, I-40 Corridor : El Malpais
Climb the finger/hand crack for 45 feet to a ledge (5.9+). Traverse right on the ledge and thrash up a wide crack (5.9) and around the corner.Descend by tunneling down the back side of the spire....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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