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Access Issue for Areas in BLM Taos Field Office Lands
Per the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office's (blm.gov/office/taos-field-o…
) 2012 Taos Resource Management Plan (RMP) (bit.ly/2Kab3HO
), "Installation of new rock climbing routes or hardware will require pre-approval by the BLM." The RMP is the document that guides all the BLM management in a given field office. Climbers are asked to respect this guidance and not install new bolts or fixed hardware on Taos Field Office BLM land without pre-approval from the BLM. NM CRAG (nmcrag.org/
) is currently working with the BLM Taos Field Office to establish specific guidance for new route development in the district and they hope to have a formal process in the near future.
Climb shared line to left edge of roof, work the dihedral right above you. No fixed anchors, walk off. Thin protection at times.
When walking up from parking lot, there is a huge boulder on your right before the main wall. To the left there is an easy well traveled 15' line leading to 4 different routes (Chimney Route, Rope a Dope, Deception, and Trapeze). The shared line goes left after you hit the left edge of a roof.
Deception is the dihedral between Rope a dope face and a thin crack.