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(01) East Corridor Wall 
(02) The Corridor 
(03) Wall of Dreams 
(04) The Balcony 
(05) The Open Face Wall 
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New Side Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Anthony Stout on Mar 12, 2006
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North facing, you get shade in the morning with sun in the afternoon, the "New Side" is the area with the longest climbs at mentmore. Around twenty climbs here ranging from 5.9 to 5.11c. See attached map photo for locating the climbs.

Getting There 

Short approach (as with all climbs at Mentmore). Park in the parking lot, walk through the gate to the west, and head straight to the obvious crags!

Crags (Listed from Left to Right) 

(01) East Corridor Wall
(02) The Corridor
(03) Wall of Dreams
(04) The Balcony
(05) The Open Face Wall

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

38 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in New Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for New Side:
Flakes Don't Fail Me Now   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   (03) Wall of Dreams
Cameron's Coming   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   (02) The Corridor
Sink or Swim   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport   (03) Wall of Dreams
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Featured Route For New Side
Rock Climbing Photo: Tony climbing Sink or Swim.

Sink or Swim 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a  NM : Gallup Area : ... : (03) Wall of Dreams
Start on the route left of Flakes Don't Fail Me Now, and right of the arete with the route, On the Edge. Climb the lower angled white colored rock (though not easy!), to the more vertical rock above. Here is where you will "Sink, or Swim". The route is named after the crux move near the top of the route....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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