Red River (Mallette Park) Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Topo for Red River crags
Red River has 6 bolted routes overlooking Mallette Park. This crag is South facing and is climbable most of the year. Routes are listed from left to right: Bandito
The Seam (5.12a/b?) Bounty Hunter
Unnamed-Top Rope Face (5.11)
There are bolted anchors on the top of all the climbs for easy top rope set ups. ****Some of the climbs need two ropes or a 60m!****
Red River crags are located above the tennis courts in Mallette Park. To get to the park, traveling East from Questa, turn left from Main St. on Mallette Rd. between the Red River Miner (the liquor store) and Sitzmark Sports. Go about three blocks and you will see the large parking lot on the left. Park near the tennis courts. An indistinct trail leads up to the climbs. You can hike around the back of the rocks to set up top ropes. Approach is about 5 mins.
Climbing Season For the Taos Area area.
Weather station 0.6 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Red River (Mallette Park)
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Red River (Mallette Park):
Bandito 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Moonshine 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Desperado 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Featured Route For Red River (Mallette Park)
Moonshine 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NM
: Taos Area
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A clean granite slab with intriguing movement and sustained difficulty the whole way. Blocky down low but clean up high. Looks like its going to be harder than it is, but as you keep climbing, just enough holds appear- keep your eyes open for them. Enjoyable liebacking at the top.Moonshine is a great climb for anyone especially 5.8 leaders because of well-thought out bolt placements. One of the best sport climbs of its grade in the state....[more] Browse More Classics in NM