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Description 

Excellent granite bouldering along the trail to the Questa Dome.

Getting There 

From Taos: Take NM 522 north past the village of Questa. 6 miles past Questa take a right at a sign to El Rito. Go just under a mile to where the road turns (at a house) to dirt. Veer right and then climb up the steep road for just under a mile farther. High clearance is helpful. At the T-junction, go right, and continue for 0.2 miles a small parking and the trailhead on the left.

Climbing Season

For the Taos Area area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For Questa Dome Bouldering
Rock Climbing Photo: Mr. Personality starts just right of the bush.

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Photos of Questa Dome Bouldering Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Out Of Sight V2 FA-CA
Out Of Sight V2 FA-CA
Rock Climbing Photo: Local's Loaf in the foreground. Chef-Boy-Ardee in ...
BETA PHOTO: Local's Loaf in the foreground. Chef-Boy-Ardee in ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Only Rule V2 FA-CA
The Only Rule V2 FA-CA
Rock Climbing Photo: Magic Flute boulder
BETA PHOTO: Magic Flute boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Projecting "Her Smile"
Projecting "Her Smile"
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking in vain for a positive hold
Looking in vain for a positive hold
Rock Climbing Photo: Carlos/Questa. FoleyPhoto
Carlos/Questa. FoleyPhoto
Rock Climbing Photo: Look Ma, No Hands!!
Look Ma, No Hands!!
Rock Climbing Photo: The Only Rule V2 FA-CA
The Only Rule V2 FA-CA
Rock Climbing Photo: Cleaning
Cleaning
Rock Climbing Photo: Her Smile V10? My main Project-CA Undone
Her Smile V10? My main Project-CA Undone
Rock Climbing Photo: Endless Journey V7,V8,V9? FA-CA
Endless Journey V7,V8,V9? FA-CA
Rock Climbing Photo: There is nothing more beautiful than "Her Smi...
There is nothing more beautiful than "Her Smi...
Rock Climbing Photo: Se La Vie V1 FA-CA
Se La Vie V1 FA-CA
Rock Climbing Photo: Trenis warms up on an unknown (to me) route.
Trenis warms up on an unknown (to me) route.

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By carlos
From: Taos, NM
Jun 21, 2010
Questa Dome has amazing bouldering. The book(Taos Rock by Jay Foley) describes the earlier developed lower blocks. Since then several people including myself have been scrubbing, projecting, and occasionally sending beautiful hard problems. Steep, featured, bullet rock best describes the lines we have been working on. I added a few photos to show how good some of the lines are, but there are many many more. Lots of projects in the double digits need to be sent. Send me a message if you want a tour, otherwise have fun exploring this beautiful area.
By Eric Whitbeck
Jun 11, 2011
A simple topo would be nice. The stuff around the cragging is obvious, but otherwise a topo to just get you to the rocks can be very helpful.

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