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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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BETA PHOTO: Route map of climbs on the New Side (courtesy of S...

Description 

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


38 Total Routes


['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',6],['5.10',12],['5.11',8],['5.12',4],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

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

Sink or Swim 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 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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A photo-topo to complement the diagram provided on this site.  This shows the New Side as seen from the Original side, with the climbing areas marked.
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