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Location: New Mexico > Albuquerque Area Climbing > Sandia Mountains > Juan Tabo Canyon > The Needle > Southwest Ridge (5.8 PG13)
By: Nick Dolecek When: Aug 17, 2011

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Comments: Great route! The approach is easy, with very minimal bushwacking if you stay against the hidden wall on the way down the drainage. The rock quality on the last few pitches is grainy, and there are some bushes to contend with, but overall this is a great day out, and the belay ledges are really nice.

Location: New Mexico > Las Cruces Area Climbing > Organ Mountains > Needle and Squaretops > Organ Needle > Normal Route (3rd)
By: Nick Dolecek When: Jan 26, 2011

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Comments: There is a great trail that goes to the summit starting at the end of the modoc mine road.

Location: New Mexico > Las Cruces Area Climbing > Organ Mountains > The High Horns > The Wedge > The West Ridge (5.7)
By: Nick Dolecek When: Jan 26, 2011

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Comments: We climbed the route yesterday, and found the approach to be utterly brutal, by all standards. We ended up at the chimney with the grate, and climbed this...low 5th, and then continued the bushwhack from hell to the base of the route. The first pitch is dirty, but has some cool moves. The last few pitches are why you came, and the granite is some of the best I have ever seen anywhere.
We descended the gully between the Tooth and the Wedge, and this was way better than going back the way you cam... more >>

Location: New Mexico > Las Cruces Area Climbing > Organ Mountains > The High Horns > The Wedge > ... > Photo
By: Nick Dolecek When: Jan 19, 2011

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Comments: Great photo and critical for getting to the route. thanks!

Location: New Mexico > Las Cruces Area Climbing > Organ Mountains > Rabbit Ears Area > North Rabbit Ear > Boyer's Chute (5.4)
By: Nick Dolecek When: Jan 10, 2011

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Comments: This route is located on the west face of the formation. As one passes the Citadel and continues up the Rabbit Ears drainage you will see a major gash/chimney in the west face. This chimney splits after a few hundred feet. The route follows the left hand chimney through the chockstones and then the final few pitches of meandering climbing.
Soloed this route today, a very fun scramble with a few harder sections. The crux pitch is 35 feet long, and is the longest portion of hard climbing, so only ... more >>

Location: Idaho > West Idaho > McCall Area > Slick Rock > Slippery Slope (5.10a)
By: Nick Dolecek When: Jul 11, 2009

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Comments: Excellent Route!!! The best route on the formation hands down. It isn't that run-out, and the crux pitches are just right to keep things interesting but enjoyable. The slab climbing movement on this route is well worth the trip. We took a single set from green C3 through #2 Camelot and were happy. All bolts are now 3/8 and three bolt belays...amazing!

Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Mt. Wilson > Aeolian Wall > Woman of Mountain Dreams (5.11a/b)
By: Nick Dolecek When: Dec 13, 2008

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Comments: I would second the things that have been said so far. This is a cerebral route. All the pitches are cruiser at the grade with the exception of the crux pitch. The crux is thin and technical. What makes this route unique is the heady nature of the climbing, and the fact that there is enough natural gear to be had not to be too crazy.
It is a good long day, and goes very fast due to the bolted anchors. A good warm up route is 'Fiddler on the roof'. If you feel confident on this, you will be alrig... more >>

Location: Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed
By: Nick Dolecek When: Mar 26, 2007

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Comments: Eureka area climbs are getting heavy sun rot, and are cracking...Stairway is cracking and also has the rot. First gully was doable with a little mixed on pitches 1 and 5.
Time for the rock.

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