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Routes in South Cliffband

Acid Rain S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Another Lichen Nightmare S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Crackerjack T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Crystal Suppository S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Dreamscape T,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dynabolic S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Finger in the Socket S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Illusion Dissolution S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Just Say No to Crack S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Leslie's Little Fingers (Atsa) S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Prow, The S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Rocket in My Pocket S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Sanadine Dream S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Shadowdancer S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Unnamed S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Access Issue: June 1, 2018 - The entire Santa Fe National Forest closed to access due Stage III Fire Restrictions Details

Description [Suggest Change]

This is the cliff section to the SE from the downclimb. With roughly 35 routes, this area offers numerous TR possibilities, and a wide diversity of climbing styles, from difficult thin slabs, to 5.13 cracks, to wild overhangs.

This cliff faces slightly more west than the other crags along the mesa, and so, stays in the shade a bit longer.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

From the downclimb, head SE, or left. Some routes are approached from rappel from the mesa rim. For these routes, skip the downclimb and head SE along the rim trail.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Cliffband

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 9
Just Say No to Crack
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 10
Another Lichen Nightmare
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
Dynabolic
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 11
The Prow
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
Dreamscape
Trad, TR
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 7
Shadowdancer
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Just Say No to Crack
 9
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Another Lichen Nightmare
 10
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Dynabolic
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
The Prow
 11
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Dreamscape
 6
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, TR
Shadowdancer
 7
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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