Elevation: 6,216 ft
GPS: 35.098, -106.48 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: LeeAB Brinckerhoff on Feb 16, 2009 · Updates
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
Access Issue: COVID-19 New Mexico Requirements - Updated Nov. 16, 2020 Details

Description

At the end of almost every street that deadends into the Sandia foothills on the east side of town there is a collection of established boulder problems. The most popular of these is U-mound at the end of Copper. There are also a good collection of problems at the end of Indian School, the Tram Terminal and the Juan Tabo PG which is on the way up to the La Luz trailhead. I believe that there are also several problems developed in Lower La Cueva Canyon.

Getting There

Driving along Tramway Blvd, turn east and drive the roads till they end.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Foothills Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
 34
Dead Cat
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 18
Wounded Knee
Boulder
V3 6A
 42
Knob Problem
Boulder
V3 6A
 28
Highball Knob Problem
Boulder
V3+ 6A+
 3
The Murray Highball
Boulder
V4 6B
 15
Driftwood or Petrified Wood
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
The OW
Boulder
V5-6 6C+
 14
Right
Boulder
V6 7A
 23
Corridor Problem
Boulder
V6 7A
 8
The Hulk
Boulder
V6+ 7A
 6
Little Drummer Boy
Boulder
V7 7A+
 6
Valkyrie Fallen
Boulder
V8 7B
 8
1/4" Minus
Boulder
V9 7C
 9
The 10
Boulder
V12 8A+
 3
Screaming Jihad
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dead Cat U-Mound > Lower Mound (western…
 34
V1 5 Boulder
Wounded Knee U-Mound > Backside of Upper Mou…
 18
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Knob Problem U-Mound > Upper Mound (main upp…
 42
V3 6A Boulder
Highball Knob Problem Three Gun (Tres… > Trail Side Area 1
 28
V3 6A Boulder
The Murray Highball U-Mound > Upper Mound (main upp…
 3
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
Driftwood or Petrified Wood U-Mound > Backside of Upper Mou…
 15
V4 6B Boulder
The OW U-Mound > Upper Mound - the cor…
 4
V4 6B Boulder
Right Casa Bonita > Ozzy Boulder
 14
V5-6 6C+ Boulder
Corridor Problem U-Mound > Upper Mound - the cor…
 23
V6 7A Boulder
The Hulk Super Rock > Zulu > Boulder 7 (AKA The H…
 8
V6 7A Boulder
Little Drummer Boy Simms Park (Ele… > Upper Simms
 6
V6+ 7A Boulder
Valkyrie Fallen Three Gun (Tres… > Westside
 6
V7 7A+ Boulder
1/4" Minus Fat City, India… > Upper Fat City Draina…
 8
V8 7B Boulder
The 10 Manitoba/Montgo… > Particularly Nice One
 9
V9 7C Boulder
Screaming Jihad Three Gun (Tres… > Screaming Jihad
 3
V12 8A+ Boulder
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