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New Mexico, other Southern Areas Rock Climbing 


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Ed cruises the first roof after the hard boulder ...

Description 

Areas south of Hwy 60 in the west and Hwy 380 in the east. Lots of Limestone in the east and some volcanic rock in the west, granite through the middle.

Getting There 

Southern portion of the state.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

180 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',24],['3 Stars',87],['2 Stars',52],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',4],['5.8',4],['5.9',8],['5.10',25],['5.11',44],['5.12',55],['5.13',30],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in New Mexico, other Southern Areas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for New Mexico, other Southern Areas:
Roadside Overhang   V6 7A     Boulder   City of Rocks : Murray Boulder
Frosted Flakes   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport   Last Chance Canyon : Breakfast Wall
Riot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 60'   Last Chance Canyon : Violince Wall
Fiddler on the Roof   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   Last Chance Canyon : Violince Wall
Gustnado   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 55'   Last Chance Canyon : Tornado Alley
Swept Away   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 55'   Last Chance Canyon : Tornado Alley
Jump Start   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   Sunny Side : Sunny Side (Right End)
The Arete   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   Shady Side : Mid-Town
Scott   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Shady Side : Shady Side Left
Counting Coup   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
Rabid Dave   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   Last Chance Canyon : Mad Cow Wall
Tribal War   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
It is not Necessary for Eagles to be Crows   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
Broken Arrows   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
Total Eclipse   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Last Chance Canyon : Solstice Cave
Couch Potato   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Last Chance Canyon : Hueco Cave
Gluttony   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 75'   Sunny Side : The Dig
Jerk Off   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   Shady Side : Shady Side Left
Infernal Justice   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 70'   Last Chance Canyon : Solstice Cave
Kootenai Cruiser   5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Sitting Bull Falls : Big Horn Wall
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Featured Route For New Mexico, other Southern Areas
Rock Climbing Photo: Sarah making the crux throw on Rawhide.

Rawhide 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  NM : New Mexico, other Southern ... : ... : Mad Cow Wall
Start up with moderate moves to the first bolt. From here work with with a devious undercling sidepull, or reach past to pockets of various quality. Eventually a nice sidepull jug or higher jugs can be used for clipping the second bolt. Head up through steep rock on good holds with a few big moves thrown in. Rest where possible for the rightward traverse and a final heartbreaking crux before the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Michael Kukral
From: phoenix az
Apr 30, 2012
Along I-10 on the AZ NM state line there's some nice lookin boulders by some chossy lookin crags. Does anyone know if there has been any bouldering established here?
By Michael Kukral
From: phoenix az
May 1, 2012
Where can I find info about this spot.

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