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Description 

A prominent feature hosting potential for short (2 pitch) climbs as well as an easy walk off down the trail. The rock quality on the Wedge is pretty good except for some loose blocks here and there as this is a new area. Lots of potential for easy sport climbing as the faces of the Wedge host very featured granite with really cool holds.

Getting There 

As the trail to Hermits starts getting steep and riddled with switchbacks, you will notice a huge "nob" feature in the middle of the canyon, you can't miss it. Continue up the trail until reaching the base of this feature.

N35 44.517 W105 25.286

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.9 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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Mica Folly 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  NM : New Mexico, other Northern ... : ... : The Wedge
Start climbing up the pinches to the offwidth (crux) that takes a good #6 or sketchy #5 camelot. Continue climbing to a ledge with a small roof above with a good .4 placement. Pull around the roof (crux) and continue up face climbing on beautiful granite until you reach a small roof under a yellow over-haning bit of rock. Traverse left to a large roof and belay. Climb up and right slinging a rock horn off the belay. Climb up and right towards the two small trees over a lot of loose t...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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