Elevation: 6,927 ft
GPS: 35.031, -106.362 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 68,802 total · 376/month
Shared By: Orphaned on Sep 20, 2007
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

Description

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

Getting There

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+
 6
“The V2”
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 6
“The V3”
Boulder
V4 6B
 18
Football Problem
Boulder
V5 6C
 7
Crimpy V5
Boulder
V5 6C
 7
Aussie Rules Football
Boulder
V6 7A
 22
Pegboard
Boulder
V8 7B
 11
The Baseball Problem
Boulder
V8-9 7B+
 14
Reachy Sidepulls?
Boulder
V9 7C
 4
The Schtick
Boulder
V10-11 8A
 6
Murray Pinch
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 18
Big Block 1
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 64
Shane
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 28
Blockade
Sport, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Shaolin Minefield
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 27
Beth
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
“The V2” Bouldering Cave
 6
V2 5+ Boulder
“The V3” Bouldering Cave
 6
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Football Problem Bouldering Cave
 18
V4 6B Boulder
Crimpy V5 Bouldering Cave
 7
V5 6C Boulder
Aussie Rules Football Bouldering Cave
 7
V5 6C Boulder
Pegboard Bouldering Cave
 22
V6 7A Boulder
The Baseball Problem Bouldering Cave
 11
V8 7B Boulder
Reachy Sidepulls? Bouldering Cave
 14
V8-9 7B+ Boulder
The Schtick Bouldering Cave
 4
V9 7C Boulder
Murray Pinch Bouldering Cave
 6
V10-11 8A Boulder
Big Block 1 Big Block
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Shane Block Wall
 64
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Blockade Bouldering Cave
 28
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Shaolin Minefield Block Wall
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Beth Block Wall
 27
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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