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

New Side Rock Climbing 

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Location: 35.5142, -108.8704 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Aerial view of the New Side


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

49 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',11],['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
Thing 1   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Monolith
Sink or Swim   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport   (03) Wall of Dreams
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Rock Climbing Photo: Dean heading up Flakes don't fail me now.

Flakes Don't Fail Me Now 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  NM : Gallup Area : ... : (03) Wall of Dreams
Another Mentmore classic 5.10 route! Though it appears that the rock will fall apart, it has'nt! Fun moves nearly all the way to the top. Start to the right an overhang, moving left to the vertical wall, and climb the flakes. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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