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East Slabs 
Sugarloaf 
Sugarloaf's Stepchild 

Sugarloaf Area  


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Location: 32.34766, -106.54415 View Map  Incorrect?
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Sunset on Sugarloaf from the campground

Description 

Sugarloaf and East Slabs

Getting There 

from Aguirre Springs Campground

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.4 miles from here

15 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sugarloaf Area:
North Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, 9 pitches, 1800'   Sugarloaf
Flea Tree   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 5 pitches, 900'   Sugarloaf
Left Eyebrow   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, 9 pitches   Sugarloaf
The Great Bowl/Ingraham Dihedral   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 5 pitches, 900'   East Slabs
Banana Peel   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 400'   Sugarloaf
Many Times (a.k.a. Backside Cracks or Crackle Top)   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches   Sugarloaf
Science Friction (to Left Eyebrow)   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 9 pitches, 800'   Sugarloaf
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Featured Route For Sugarloaf Area
Topo for the Left Eyebrow Route (photo taken from on top of Organ Needle)

Left Eyebrow 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b NM : Organ Mountains : ... : Sugarloaf
Overview and Opinion: Having climbed several Sugarloaf routes, including the classic North Face, I found this one to be my favorite so far. Now here's the catch: I am not 100% sure what I have described below is the original route or a variation (if anyone reviews this write-up and can set the record straight, I would appreciate knowing if this is the correct way). The old topos, guides, etc. are somewhat hard to follow. Either way, the route we climbed is great and has many ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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Sugarloaf area. Photo George Ray.
Sugarloaf area. Photo George Ray.
view from adjacent hill top
view from adjacent hill top

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