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New Mexico Bouldering

Owen Summerscales, 2017

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The Land of Enchantment is known to rock climbers for its high desert beauty, diverse geology, and a great year-round climate. These factors contribute towards the superb bouldering opportunities across the state, which are growing rapidly owing to both the rise of the sport and the recent discovery of huge quartzite and sandstone areas of the Ortega Mountains and Roy in northern New Mexico. Coupled with existing bouldering in Box Canyon near Socorro, the Sandia Mountains near Albuquerque, and around Ponderosa in the Jemez Mountains, the bouldering in New Mexico is truly destination-worthy.
This bouldering guidebook is the first of its kind for the state, a long-awaited addition that describes over 1000 problems in accurate detail with stunning photographs, carefully designed maps and reliable, verified beta. The vast majority of this information has remained obscure until now, with roughly 80% of these problems previously undocumented.

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Sandia Rock

Mick Schein Sharp End Publishing

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Towering over the high desert city of Albuquerque, the Sandia Mountains are arguably New Mexico's finest backcountry climbing area. With a wide spectrum of route difficulty and commitment levels, these mountains offer adventure for the beginner, as well as the seasoned veteran.

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Jemez Rock & Pecos Area

J. Mark Beverly

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Welcome to the enchanting rock climbing of the Jemez Mountains. Climbing opportunities abound on the basalt, tuff and granite that furnish everything from splitter cracks to monster caves to world class bouldering. Locals and visitors alike finally have a comprehensive reference to the vast climbing surrounding Albuquerque and Santa Fe. This encyclopedic guide includes Cochiti Mesa, Gillman Tunnels, Crystal Cave, Las Conchas, Jimmy Cliff, Diablo Canyon, The Amphitheater, Eagle Canyon and the Ponderosa bouldering area.

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Rock Climbing New Mexico

Dennis R. Jackson, Falcon, April 1, 2006.

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Alas, the new New Mexico climbing guide has finally been published!