Santa Maria Rock Climbing
Santa Maria from the North
A pinnacle to the west of Knife Blade, and south of Tombstone, Includes, the Quay that is behind the main Pinnacle and the bridge which connects them. Its about 80 meters tall.
Use the Access trail for Tombstone but as you first enter the aspen grove take the faint trail heading south then drop down a gully behind or just south of the Quay
Climbing Season For the Sandia Mountains area.
Weather station 0.3 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Santa Maria
Juan de la Cosa 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a NM
: Sandia Mountains
: ... : Santa Maria
First pitch; a hand/fist crack to a very nice large belay ledge,(5.8). Pitch 2; On the corner of the north and east face is a inside corner with a finger crack, climb up following the crack system to the top, (5.10). You can 3rd class or continue climbing the the actual summit. The crux is getting to some great holds after the lay back where the crack is too small for fingers, this 8 foot section is tricky but well protected. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NM