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A group of walls under baylor peak. It is east facing. Approach from Aguirre Springs ranger station. Bring long pants and be prepared for serious bushwacking.

Getting There 

Park at Aguirre Springs ranger station (note you should probably leave $5 on your windshield). From here you will see the wall out in the distance to the west. You should be able to make out the route from here. Hike west and into the main canyon of these rock walls. This will take you right to the base of the North Buttress. This is below and north on the east face in relation to Baylor Peak.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.4 miles from here

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Run Through the Jungle 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A1  NM : Organ Mountains : ... : North Buttress
solid clean granite, aid is strongly recommended with ladders and hooks. Pitch 1: 5.9+ A1, aid up a hand crack up into an obvious dihedral, take the dihedral up to a random ledge.Pitch 2: 5.8, climb the dihedral. Avoid touching the death blocks on the pitch. Follow this dihedral until you get to a knee-bar crack that goes for 10 feet. Make an anchor on top of the pinnacle, which is a good belay stance and an obvious landmark.Pitch 3: 5.9+ A1+. There are two cracks parallel to each other. Climb...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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