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(05) The Transition Zone

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(05) The Transition Zone Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Anthony Stout on Nov 6, 2006
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Tutti Frutti, using the Wavy Gravy Anchor.


Continue along the base trail past two breaks in the cliff band, then past The Showdown Wall, then a third break. After the third break is the Transition Zone.

Climbing Season

For the Palomas Peak area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in (05) The Transition Zone

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for (05) The Transition Zone:
Wavy Gravy   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   
Pocket Princess   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 30'   
Rode Hard   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Yeah it's pretty roofy.

Rode Hard 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  New Mexico : Albuquerque Area Climbing : ... : (05) The Transition Zone
Don't miss this one! Great climbing. The climb can be recognized by three large roofs that the bolt line goes through. Start below the first roof and head straight up. After clipping the third bolt, a reachy move gets you past the large second roof (think, hand Jam, though I have heard of people finding a crimp somewhere). Technical climbing and stemming through the rest of the climb gets you to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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