Elevation: 9,991 ft
GPS: 35.214, -106.454 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 78,996 total · 447/month
Shared By: Anthony Stout on Jan 22, 2006 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
Access Issue: COVID-19 New Mexico State Requirements Details

Description

This canyon is located just below the Ceder Crest communication towers. The most prominant feature within this canyon is Muralla Grande ("great wall"). The canyon is named after the chimney looking spire south of Muralla Grande.

Getting There

See map, and each specific climbing wall/spire for specific directions.

40 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Chimney Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 24
Lost Ledge
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 16
Rocky Racoon
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 115
The Second Coming
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 49
Warpy Moople
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 77
Excitable Boys
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 4
Excitable Boys Headwall Variation
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 10
Out to Lunch
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 23
Skinwalker
Trad, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 28
Little Yellow Jacket
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 10
Cloak and Dagger
Trad, Alpine
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 4
Tecolote Sin Nombre
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
Thunderbird
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 15
Autumn Ivy
Trad, Alpine
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 11
Cat Daddy
Trad, Alpine
5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
 3
Event Horizon
Sport, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lost Ledge Sentinel
 24
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Rocky Racoon Chimney
 16
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
The Second Coming Muralla Grande
 115
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Warpy Moople Muralla Grande
 49
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Excitable Boys Muralla Grande
 77
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Excitable Boys Headwall Var… Muralla Grande
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Out to Lunch Muralla Grande
 10
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Skinwalker Clandestine Wall
 23
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Alpine
Little Yellow Jacket Muralla Grande
 28
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Cloak and Dagger Clandestine Wall
 10
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Alpine
Tecolote Sin Nombre El Tecolote
 4
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
Thunderbird Muralla Grande
 9
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Autumn Ivy Clandestine Wall
 15
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine
Cat Daddy Clandestine Wall
 11
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Trad, Alpine
Event Horizon Clandestine Wall
 3
5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a Sport, Alpine
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