Type: Sport
FA: Jeff Jackson, Todd ______ (from Dallas)
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Access Issue: Thompson Canyon Details


Beginning upside-down inside the cave, Pogue's Arete climbs the ceiling for four bolts before turning the roof and continuing up on easier ground for another 15 feet. Monstro jugs make this bucket-haul more of a test of forearm endurance than power. Pulling the roof seems to be the crux, but being that you're out over the opening of the cave, the falls are super clean, so just go for it!


Climbs left to right across the underside of the cave then heads up the face for ~15 feet.


5 bolts to a 2-bolt chained anchor with lowering hardware.
Allison Fritz
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Allison Fritz   Los Alamos, New Mexico
Steep start but the holds are good. The crux for me was clipping the fourth and moving past the edge of the cave. Oct 21, 2007
Daniel Trugman
Los Alamos, NM
Daniel Trugman   Los Alamos, NM
I really want to love this route because of the incredible moves and position... but the some of the holds through the roof are brutally sharp! Next time I do this, I'm taping up my hands ...and my heels. Jun 7, 2009
Albuquerque, NM
Robin   Albuquerque, NM
If you are into steep juggy stuff like me this one is a gem. Too bad it doesn't continue but hey it's great and unique. Spend a few moments looking at the moves pulling the lip of the roof. A good sequence can be spotted and will save you the trouble of worrying when you get there. If you make it to the roof, don't give up!!! Just a few more hard pulls and you're there! Mar 19, 2010