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Areas in Jemez Mountains and Jemez Valley

Area 37 1 / 21 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 22
Battleship Rock 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Capulin Canyon and Cochiti Mesa Area Crags 181 / 61 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 241
Gilman Tunnels 6 / 41 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 47
Jemez Cave (a.k.a. Crystal Cave) - CLOSED 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Jemez Falls 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 2
Juno Tower 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Las Conchas 15 / 125 / 7 / 12 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 151
Ponderosa Bouldering 0 / 0 / 1 / 151 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 152
Upper East Fork (UEF) 8 / 74 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 82
Elevation: 8,155 ft
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Shared By: Anthony Stout on Aug 6, 2006
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Description

From Granite to welded tuft to travertine; single pitch, multi-pitch. and bouldering, this area has various types of rock and styles of climbing and bouldering. There is something for everyone here!

Climbing areas throughout this area include: Gilman Tunnels, Battleship Rock, Jemez Cave (a.k.a. Crystal Cave) - CLOSED, Area 37, and Las Conchas.

Getting There

From Albuquerque start North on 25 to Bernalillo, exiting North at highway 550 (exit # 242, DON'T miss this exit, the next exit does not come for many miles). Follow 550 to San Ysidro and head North on state road 4. All the areas branch from here.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Jemez Mountains and Jemez Valley

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 72
Garden Wall
Trad, Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 76
Crucible
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 83
Bovine Inspiration
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 65
Hollywood Tim
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 65
Demanda
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 95
Drive By Shooting
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 99
Forest
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 73
Cow Pies For Breakfast
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 55
Woof Toof Noof Roof
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 78
Pumping Huecos
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 45
Cowboy Up
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 63
Road Rage
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 44
Leprosy
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 57
Werepig
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 35
Pegasus
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Garden Wall Las Conchas > Gateway Rock
 72
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Sport, TR
Crucible Las Conchas > Cattle Call Wall Area
 76
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Bovine Inspiration Las Conchas > Cattle Call Wall Area
 83
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Hollywood Tim Las Conchas > Sponge
 65
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Demanda Upper E Fork (UEF) > Spaghetti Western Wall
 65
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Drive By Shooting Las Conchas > Gateway Rock
 95
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Forest Las Conchas > Gateway Rock
 99
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Cow Pies For Breakfast Las Conchas > Cattle Call Wall Area
 73
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Woof Toof Noof Roof Las Conchas > Gateway Rock
 55
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Pumping Huecos Las Conchas > Sponge
 78
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Cowboy Up Upper E Fork (UEF) > Spaghetti Western Wall
 45
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Road Rage Las Conchas > Gateway Rock
 63
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Leprosy Area 37
 44
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Werepig Upper E Fork (UEF) > Monster Wall
 57
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Pegasus Upper E Fork (UEF) > Monster Wall
 35
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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Reedrombo
Home is where you park it
Reedrombo   Home is where you park it
Hey everyone, not a local, just passing through climbing at a few crags. Just passed through the town of Coyote, NM. Not sure if development is already occurring or if it's already been determined a pile of Choss, but there's either 10 lifetimes worth of bouldering around Coyote, or a days worth of realizing it's all shit! May 9, 2015
Chas Robles
Burque, NM
Chas Robles   Burque, NM
Has anyone ever looked at developing the crags across from the San Antonio hot springs? The rock looks pretty amazing with some cool features and cracks. Just wondering why there isn't any climbing there. Jan 2, 2017
Jason Halladay
Los Alamos, NM
Jason Halladay   Los Alamos, NM  
Chas Robles wrote:Has anyone ever looked at developing the crags across from the San Antonio hot springs? The rock looks pretty amazing with some cool features and cracks. Just wondering why there isn't any climbing there.
I've walked along a bit of the cliffs there a couple times and felt it looked a bit too soft and chossy for my tastes. But that's not to say it shouldn't be climbed or explored if you're feeling adventurous! Jan 3, 2017

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