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Southern Mexico Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: M.Morley on Sep 3, 2012
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['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',25],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',3]

Classic Climbing Routes in Southern Mexico

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Southern Mexico:
Espol√≥n de Oro   Easy Snow     Snow, Alpine, Grade III   Pico de Orizaba
Bernalina   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, 7 pitches, 500'   Pena de Bernal
El Lado Oscuro de la Luna   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 500'   Pena de Bernal
Las Hormigas   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   Los Dinamos : Quarto Dinamo
El Jaguar   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 110'   Chontacoatlan : El Chonta
Ataxco   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 100'   Chontacoatlan : El Chonta
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Rock Climbing Photo: the start of Las Hormigas, for reference. if you z...

Las Hormigas 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  North America : Mexico : ... : Quarto Dinamo
Las Hormigas is a sick line in a nest of basalt splitters. Start with a few yards of twin hand cracks, then choose left or right at a fin maybe 30' off the ground. Left looks hard, I stepped right to follow hand cracks (initially behind a thin flake) up and over a block to a great ledge. The first pitch ends here, technically, but links easily to the second with a 60m rope, particularly if you manage your rope well at this transition. There are bolts and rings inconveniently above the ledge, pre...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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