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Location: 32.2265, -106.5997 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Aaron Hobson on Jul 4, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: The Monks seen from the west. The Garden Spire...

Description 

This low fin of rock acts as a barrier to the Garden area. The available information claims 12 boulder problems and a 5.9 route on this formation, which may include problems on an adjacent (and continuous) formation.

Rock quality varies, and it is more than likely that the routes only climb those parts of the wall which seem more stable. A few nooks on this wall offer shady spots to boulder.

Getting There 

The Monks are one of the first formations encountered when approaching the The Garden.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.8 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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


Featured Route For The Monks
Sequence #1. <a href='/v/montes-sit-down/105839020'>Monte's Sit Down</a> is visible in the foreground to the right as is the starting hold for <a href='/v/monkey-arete/105839027'>Monkey Arete</a> in the bottom right corner.

Monk Fish V2 5+  NM : Organ Mountains : ... : The Monks
This fun problem works up some sidepulls in a shady alcove on the south side of The Monks. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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<a href='/v/the-monks/105838995'>The Monks</a> seen from the east, looking down the canyon on the south side of the Garden Spire.
BETA PHOTO: The Monks seen from the east, looking down the...

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