Upper Mound (main upper cluster of boulders)
Climber on left is starting the egg (V1/2); Climbe...
A cluster of boulders with a variety of problems and a nice sheltered nook to hang out in. Great place to set up "camp" on crisp sunny days.
Walk up the hill about 30 meters to the north of the warmup boulders and you're there.
Weather station 3.5 miles from here
9 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Manatee V4-5 6B+ NM
: Albuquerque Area Climbing
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One of the taller lines at U-mound, though this would still barely qualify as a highball in many areas. Technical and insecure climbing to go along with a strong reputation still make this a desired tick. There used to be an unstable plate about the size of a kitchen table that rocked back and forth in the landing area that has since migrated down the hill and settled.Work up into the big underclings then ooze your way out to where you can grab the good hold over the lip with your left. Match br...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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From: ABQ, NM
Feb 26, 2009
Also known as Upper Mound.