Elevation: 8,366 ft
GPS: 36.66, -105.982 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Mark Mathis on Jul 14, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Mike Howard, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
Access Issue: Some rocks in this area are on private property. Be respectful when crossing private land. Details
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Description

The highest concentration of routes at Tres Piedras ascend the lovely south face of Mosaic Rock. This 200 ft tall cliff offers many excellent (mostly) single pitch climbs protected by bolts and gear.

Getting There

Walk north from the parking area, past South Rock to the base of the formation.

35 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mosaic Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 52
Dirty Diagonal
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 45
Chicken Heads
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 50
Chicken Shit
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 62
Mama Jugs
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 75
Serpentine Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Fried Chickens
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 50
Clean Green Dream
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 24
Five Years After
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 23
MSMACITU (Matt Samet, Most Aweso…
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 14
Better Red Than Dead
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 29
Serpent Face
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 9
Holthouse to Hell
Trad 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 4
To Bolt on Lead or Not to Bolt (…
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 25
Techweenie
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
 6
Techtonics
Trad, Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dirty Diagonal
 52
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Chicken Heads
 45
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Chicken Shit
 50
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Mama Jugs
 62
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Serpentine Crack
 75
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Fried Chickens
 11
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Clean Green Dream
 50
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Five Years After
 24
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
MSMACITU (Matt Samet, Most…
 23
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Better Red Than Dead
 14
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Serpent Face
 29
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Holthouse to Hell
 9
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
To Bolt on Lead or Not to B…
 4
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad
Techweenie
 25
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Techtonics
 6
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R Trad, Sport
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