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Elevation: 6,927 ft
GPS: 35.0311, -106.3621
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Shared By: Orphaned on Sep 20, 2007
Admins: Jason Halladay, Mike Hoskins, Anna Brown

Description Suggest change

Fast-access sport climbing on limestone right outside of Abq. Usually shady.

Getting There Suggest change

From I-40, travel south on HWY 337 / (a.k.a. south 14), for about 4.5 miles. The crag is on the right and is obvious from the road as there is a big cube detached from the main wall and laying on one corner. Hike down and across the stream bed.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Big Block

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 10
“The V2”
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 10
“The V3”
Boulder
V4+ 6B+
 21
Football Problem
Boulder
V5 6C
 9
Crimpy V5
Boulder
V5 6C
 10
Aussie Rules Football
Boulder
V6 7A
 26
Pegboard
Boulder
V8- 7B
 8
V8
Boulder
V8 7B
 14
The Baseball Problem
Boulder
V9- 7C
 16
Reachy Sidepulls?
Boulder
V10-11 8A
 8
Murray Pinch
Boulder
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 28
Big Block 1
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 72
Shane
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 33
Blockade
Sport, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Shaolin Minefield
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 35
Beth
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
“The V2” Bouldering Cave
 10
V2 5+ Boulder
“The V3” Bouldering Cave
 10
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Football Problem Bouldering Cave
 21
V4+ 6B+ Boulder
Crimpy V5 Bouldering Cave
 9
V5 6C Boulder
Aussie Rules Football Bouldering Cave
 10
V5 6C Boulder
Pegboard Bouldering Cave
 26
V6 7A Boulder
V8 Bouldering Cave
 8
V8- 7B Boulder
The Baseball Problem Bouldering Cave
 14
V8 7B Boulder
Reachy Sidepulls? Bouldering Cave
 16
V9- 7C Boulder
Murray Pinch Bouldering Cave
 8
V10-11 8A Boulder
Big Block 1 Big Block
 28
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Shane Block Wall
 72
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Blockade Bouldering Cave
 33
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Shaolin Minefield Block Wall
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Beth Block Wall
 35
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
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