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The Tridents is the rib formation just east of the Thumb and next to Donald Duck.

Getting There 

Scramble up the talus above the la Luz trail.

Climbing Season

For the La Cueva Canyon, Upper area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

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Narrow Escape 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  NM : Sandia Mountains : ... : Tridents
P1: 140 feet (crux pitch with smaller gear). Climb up and right to a small roof with yellow lichen. Clip the fixed angle (back it up) and traverse right to the weakness just left of the arete. Follow this line to a good belay ledge with a rap station (2 ropes).P2: 70 feet. Go up (trending a bit right) the clean ridge above the belay to another good stance.Final pitches: the last two or three pitches follows the ridge to the summit....[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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