Elevation: 6,322 ft
GPS: 33.488, -107.414 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Karl R. Kiser on Mar 19, 2012
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
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Description

The climbing area consists of several smaller crags both uphill and downhill of Luna Park, northeast of Monticello, NM, off Forest Service road #225 within the Cibola National Forest.

The volcanic rock can be super (darker red) to rubbish (lighter buff).

Getting There

Forest Service Road #225 can be accessed via Forest Service Road #139 from the south (Monticello, NM) or from the north (off I-25 west frontage road, ca. 5 miles south of exit 100 Red Rock).

There is another northern approach. Exit 115 (the funky truck stop), go east and follow road #1 for about 11 miles (crosses over I-25 going west), continue south and then go west on Forest Service Road #225. Follow this longer and better road to Luna Park campground.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Red Rock Arroyo

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 13
BKM
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Slide Rule
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 6
Not Slytherin
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Three Dogs Running
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Moon Walk
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
Wands At The Ready
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 16
Moonstruck
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Ground Control
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Cactus Butt
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Space Chimp
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 19
Rocket Science
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Set Phasers To Stun
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Bring Out Your Dead
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
BKM Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 13
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Slide Rule Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Not Slytherin Upper Park
 6
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport
Three Dogs Running Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 11
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Moon Walk Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Wands At The Ready Upper Park
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Moonstruck Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Ground Control Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Cactus Butt Upper Park
 6
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Space Chimp Luna Park > E Side > Northwest Passage
 14
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Rocket Science Luna Park > E Side > Northwest Passage
 19
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Set Phasers To Stun Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Bring Out Your Dead Upper Park
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
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