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Several quality routes of "moderate" difficulty (5.8 to 5.11-) ascend this prominent formation.
South Rock is the first rock encountered walking north from the parking area.
You can rappel down either the north or the south side rappels with a single 60m rope (~28m rappel for either way).
12 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Rock:
Yikes Dikes 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
Zig Zag Man 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad
Unknown (South Face Middle) 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Unknown (South Face Right) 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Alias The Martian 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Unknown (South Face Left) 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Surface Tension 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 190'
Featured Route For South Rock
Yikes Dikes 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c NM : Taos Area : ... : South Rock
Area classic! Climb straight up and over the left side of the short bisected buttress above resembling two heads (ala Easter Island) or more simply... a butt. While a belay can be set up below the buttress, the route can be done easily in 1 pitch with a 60m rope....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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