Elevation: 6,322 ft
GPS: 33.488, -107.414 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 51,275 total · 495/month
Shared By: Karl R. Kiser on Mar 19, 2012
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski
Access Issue: COVID-19 New Mexico State Requirements Details

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

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 17
BKM
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 17
Face 2
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
Zero Gravity
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Rattle Face
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Wands At The Ready
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 19
Moonstruck
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 7
The Right Stuff
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 3
A Space Oddity
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Cactus Butt
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 16
Space Chimp
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Rocket Science
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Right
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 9
Set Phasers To Stun
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Bring Out Your Dead
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 10
Clever Lunar-Themed Route Name
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
BKM Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 17
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Face 2 Luna Park > E Side > Full Moon Wall
 17
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Zero Gravity Luna Park > E Side > Northwest Passage
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Rattle Face Upper Park
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Wands At The Ready Upper Park
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Moonstruck Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 19
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Right Stuff Luna Park > E Side > Northwest Passage
 7
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
A Space Oddity Luna Park > E Side > Northwest Passage
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Cactus Butt Upper Park
 8
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Space Chimp Luna Park > E Side > Northwest Passage
 16
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Rocket Science Luna Park > E Side > Northwest Passage
 25
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Right Luna Park > E Side > Full Moon Wall
 7
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Set Phasers To Stun Luna Park > E Side > Campground
 9
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Bring Out Your Dead Upper Park
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Clever Lunar-Themed Route Name Luna Park > E Side > Northwest Passage
 10
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
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