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|Type:||Sport, 75 ft (23 m)|
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On July 1, 2020, the New Mexico state governor issued an executive order (cv.nmhealth.org/wp-content/…) requiring all visitors from out of state to self-isolate or self-quarantine for a period of at least 14 days from the date of their entry into the State of New Mexico or for the duration of their presence in the State, whichever is shorter. The terms "self-isolate" or "self-quarantine" refer the voluntary physical separation of a person or group of people in a residence or other place of lodging. Any person who is self-isolating or self-quarantining may only leave a residence or place of lodging to receive medical care and should not allow others into the residence or place of lodging except for those providing medical care, emergency response, or other individuals designated by the New Mexico Department of Health.
The executive order also closes all New Mexico State Parks to non-NM residents.
This Executive Order shall take effect on July 1, 2020 and shall remain in effect through the duration of the public health emergency declared in Executive Order 2020-004 and any extensions of that emergency declaration or until it is rescinded.
Additionally, NM state guidance requires all persons to wear a mask anytime they are out in public, including outdoor recreation areas.
A few sequential moves lead to a two foot roof and good jugs. Its best to clip the 2nd bolt from this stance, although it is a difficult clip if the draw isn't in place. Above the 2nd bolt is the power crux which features a series of 3 shouldery reaches, and finally a great set of jugs at the 4th bolt.
From the great rest, the route heads right with a balancey, slab-style crux, that eventually leads to another set of good jugs, just below the ominous roof. Head up and left, then back right on ever steepening terrain. The trick here is to climb fast and not get sidetracked looking for the best holds. The last bolt and anchor are quite difficult to clip if you don't find the correct stance. There is a great clipping jug on the lip of the roof from which you can try to clip the anchor as you get increasingly pumped.
Apparently this line used to end below the final roof, and was given the grade of 10+. When the route was extended through the roof, locals chose not to adjust the grade, which is why this thing feels like a sandbag at 5.10d.