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Pilar Area Bouldering

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C3PO (aka The Overlooked Boulder) 
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Pilar Area Bouldering  Rock Climbing 

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Location: 36.3214, -105.7506 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian S on Jun 21, 2010
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Basalt boulders located in the Rio Grande Gorge near the town of Pilar, NM. BLM fee area.

Getting There 

From southside of Taos - Drive south on NM 68 to the town of Pilar (~15 miles). Turn right on NM 570 and drive 3.1 miles to Petaca Campground. The boulders can be seen from the road and campground.

Climbing Season

Weather station 11.3 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Pilar Area Bouldering
Rock Climbing Photo: The Righthand Arete is the green line.

Righthand Arete V1+ 5  NM : Taos Area : ... : C3PO (aka The Overlooked Bo...
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By john strand
From: southern colo
Jan 31, 2011
Pretty good beer just down the road at Blue Heron Brewing.

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