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New Mexico, other Northern Areas  


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Elevation: 5,000'
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Description 

Areas in Northern New Mexico, other than those around "major" population centers.

Everything from sandstone, in the east and west, granite in the middle and basalt and other volcanic rock types as well.

Getting There 

The area between I-40 on the south and the Colorado boarder to the north.

Climbing Season



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77 Total Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',13],['5.9',11],['5.10',23],['5.11',4],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',5],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',10],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for New Mexico, other Northern Areas:
Pete's Downclimb   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Cat Burglar   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 14 pitches, 2000'   Rio Arriba County (Brazos, ... : Brazos Cliffs
Right on Raton   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Crack Head   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Salt Mother   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Great Roof Left   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Endless Summer   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Sangre Verde   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 50'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Jam Your Blues Away   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 45'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
Taos Lightning   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 45'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
S&M Crack   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 75'   Sugarite State Park : Little Horse Mesa
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Thai Cookin' 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13  NM : New Mexico, other Northern ... : ... : Hermit's Cave
P1: Begins in a left-facing dihedral and climbs for 40 to 50 to a small roof. Pull the roof (5.9) to a good ledge with 1 bolt and gear placements. Belay here. P2: Climbs a left-facing dihedral for 30 to a large overhang. Climb through the overhang (5.11d) clipping 2 bolts along the way. Easier terrain follows trending left to a 2 bolt belay on a ledge. P3: Climbs sparsely protected rock to a dihedral straight above the belay. Follow the dihedral for 50 to 60 until near the base of a v...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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