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 with improvements by Chris Wenker
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

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
 50
Dirty Diagonal
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 43
Chicken Heads
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 48
Chicken Shit
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 58
Mama Jugs
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 67
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
 46
Clean Green Dream
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 23
Five Years After
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 23
Unknown (Right of Mama Jugs)
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 14
Better Red Than Dead
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 28
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
 21
Techweenie
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
 6
Techtonics
Trad, Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dirty Diagonal
 50
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Chicken Heads
 43
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Chicken Shit
 48
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Mama Jugs
 58
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Serpentine Crack
 67
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
 46
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Five Years After
 23
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
Unknown (Right of Mama Jugs)
 23
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Better Red Than Dead
 14
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Serpent Face
 28
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
 21
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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