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Northern Mexico Rock Climbing 

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The crew walking into the Little Corral.


Includes the following states:
  • Chihuahua
  • Coahuila
  • Durango
  • Sinaloa
  • Sonora
  • Tamaulipas

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Weather station 1.6 miles from here

696 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',75],['3 Stars',248],['2 Stars',189],['1 Star',77],['Bomb',5]

Classic Climbing Routes in Northern Mexico

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Northern Mexico:
Aguja Celo Rey   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   El Potrero Chico : Las Agujas (The Spires)
Will the Wolf Survive?   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   Cañon de los Lobos : Los Lobos Wall
Satori   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 7 pitches, 700'   Front Side aka El Toro : Zapatista Wall
Treasure of the Sierra Madre   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 7 pitches, 700'   El Potrero Chico : Mota Wall
Pancho Villa Rides Again   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 5 pitches, 500'   El Potrero Chico : Mota Wall
Snott Girlz   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 7 pitches, 450'   El Potrero Chico : Mota Wall
Pitch Black   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 6 pitches, 800'   El Potrero Chico : The Conundrums
Estrellita   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 12 pitches, 1200'   El Potrero Chico : Las Estrellas (The Stars)
Black Cat Bone   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 9 pitches, 800'   El Potrero Chico : La Selva (Jungle Wall)
Space Boyz   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 11 pitches, 1000'   El Potrero Chico : La Selva (Jungle Wall)
Two Pump Chump   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   El Potrero Chico : Mota Wall
El Sendero Diablo (The Devil's Path)   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 6 pitches, 600'   El Potrero Chico : The Outrage Wall
Pangea   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   El Potrero Chico : Las Agujas (The Spires)
Don Quixote   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Virgin Canyon : Lower Virgin
Time Wave Zero   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 23 pitches, 2300'   El Potrero Chico : Time Wave Buttress
Yankee Clipper   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 15 pitches, 1500'   El Potrero Chico : La Selva (Jungle Wall)
Celestial Omnibus   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 2 pitches, 70'   El Potrero Chico : The Outrage Wall
Habanero   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 2 pitches, 140'   El Potrero Chico : The Outrage Wall
El Sendero Luminoso   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 15 pitches, 1750'   Front Side aka El Toro : Sendero Luminoso Wall
Surfer Rosa   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 90'   El Potrero Chico : The Surf Bowl
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Featured Route For Northern Mexico
Rock Climbing Photo: nemo1

Nemo 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  North America : Mexico : ... : The Surf Bowl
Featuring great rock and consistently interesting moves, Nemo is one of the best single pitch routes in the Potrero. Start off with 2 easy bolts, then climb 2 bolts of 12 minus that take you left and then right, ending at juggy tufas. After resting, make your way up a faint dihedral to a glue-reinforced spike. Some polished edges, a cool gaston pocket, and a crimpy ear lead to a long move right handed that is perhaps the redpoint crux. Try to recover here, then make a very long move that's impro...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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