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Routes in South Rabbit Ear

Balls Away T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Inner Arc T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Mom's Apple Pie T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Normal West Face T 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
Northwest Face T 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
South Face Pinnacle T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
South Rib T 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
West Ridge T Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
Type: Trad, 3 pitches
FA: Reed Cundiff and ?
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Shared By: Marta Reece on Sep 10, 2013
Admins: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Placement of bolts/fixed anchors is prohibited in Wilderness Study Areas Details


The description below, found in NMSU archives, was created by the legendary Southwest Mountaineers. It is at a minimum twenty years old and may date as far back as 1970’s. The rock itself may have changed since that time. The rating certainly has. You will want to add at least a point to it. Treat what follows as a rough guide to an adventure, not as a solid and current info. If you do climb the route, sharing of what you learn would be appreciated.

Climb up three pitches over fairly good holds but some loose rock to the great gully descending from the South Face Pinnacle. To return, it is best to reverse this ascent route by rappel.

This route also serves as the best way off for climbs on the East Face of South Rabbit Ear.


The route starts in a corner near the lower right-hand edge of the South Face of the South Rabbit Ear. This is best reached from Aguirre Springs.


Standard rack.


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