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Mexico in Flames

5.11c, Sport, 200 ft, 2 pitches,  Avg: 3.3 from 72 votes
FA: Jeff Jackson
International > N America > Mexico > Northern Mexico > Nuevo Leon > El Potrero Chico > Virgin Canyon > Lower Virgin

Description

The crux comes on last half of first pitch.

Protection

Bolts

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Pablo-Roberts
Prescott, Arizona
  5.12a
[Hide Comment] This route description must be old. I climbed it december 2014 and the bolts are good to go! Jan 3, 2015
Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
Mendoza, Argentina & Mexico…
  5.11b/c
[Hide Comment] All bolts have been replaced. Did the 1st pitch only (crux) but never felt it harder than 5.11c Jan 8, 2015
Jon Jones
Penticton, B.C.
[Hide Comment] The badly corroded bolts were replaced with SS bolts in February 2014. 12a grade is for staying right over the bolts at the crux. Easier (11c) if you use the right hand edge of the face at this point (7th bolt). 10 bolts to anchor. Feb 4, 2017
Paul Hutton
Kansas City, MO
 
[Hide Comment] I agree with 11c on the first pitch. Felt about the same as an 11c onsight I snatched on Arizona limestone. Mar 22, 2017
Jay Morse
Hooksett, New Hampshire
 
[Hide Comment] Excellent technical face climbing over new and very safely spaced bolts. Jan 19, 2018