Upper Mound (main upper cluster of boulders) Rock Climbing
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 Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Murray Highball V4- 6B NM
: Albuquerque Area Climbing
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This U-Mound classic is on par with The Manatee (in my opinion) but strangely, it sees far less traffic. Perhaps it's the really bad landing or hard to reach start? Either way, this is a must do. While it is definitely easier and not quite as tall as the The Manatee, it requires a different level of commitment and risk. Can also be linked via a low start on the arete which makes it a formidable hard line for those who have U-Mound dialed. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NM
Overview of problems at upper boulder cluster. Cli...
Upper cluster viewed from the north side of the wa...
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From: ABQ, NM
Feb 26, 2009
Also known as Upper Mound.