Type: Trad, Aid, Alpine, 500 ft, 5 pitches, Grade III
FA: Larry Kline, Keith Wrolstad, Nelson Gillis
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Shared By: Josh Smith on Mar 4, 2018
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Access Issue: Seasonal raptor closure for some areas in the Sandias Details


Climbed 6/70. Per the Hill guide, scramble to a notch on the middle of the west face and climb a grassy ramp. Climb a steep gully to the ridge proper and continue to the top.


Either descend the El Tecolote gully or approach from Muralla Grande.


Standard rack.


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George Perkins
The Dungeon, NM
  5.10d C0
George Perkins   The Dungeon, NM
  5.10d C0
This ridge has great positioning and exposure, and has almost a mountaineering feel to it. Goes free with a short section of tricky 5.10+ (this was done before us, noted in Hill's guidebook); the rest is probably 5.8. Probably is best approached by one of the Crujida climbs, to add another 150-250' of sustained, interesting climbing, rather than scrambling up the ledges. Mar 4, 2018